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us: Nye, Gerald P. (Gerald Prentice), 1892-1971



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    • us: Nye, Gerald Prentice, 1892-1971
    • us: Nye, Mr. (Gerald Prentice), 1892-1971
    • us: Nye, Senator (Gerald Prentice), 1892-1971
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    • Nye, Gerald Prentice, 1892-1971
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    • found: U.S. Congress. Senate. Committee on Public Lands and Surveys. Investigation of activities of Continental trading co. ... Report ... 1928.
    • found: OCLC, 2007 Dec 14 (usage: Gerald P. Nye; Gerald P. Nye, Jr.; Mr. Nye; Senator Nye)
    • found: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, via WWW, October 25, 2013 (Nye, Gerald Prentice (1892-1971); a Senator from North Dakota; born in Hortonville, Outagamie County, Wis., December 19, 1892; attended the public schools; engaged in newspaper work in Wisconsin and Iowa; moved to North Dakota in 1915; publisher of the Billings County Pioneer, and later editor and publisher of the Griggs County Sentinel-Courier; unsuccessful candidate in 1924 for election to the Sixty-ninth Congress; appointed on November 14, 1925, and subsequently elected on June 30, 1926, as a Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Edwin F. Ladd; reelected in 1926, 1932, and again in 1938 and served from November 14, 1925, to January 3, 1945; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1944; chairman, Committee on Public Lands and Surveys (Seventieth through Seventy-second Congresses), Special Committee on Investigation of the Munitions Industry (1934-1938); president of Records Engineering, Inc., Washington, D.C., 1937-1959; special assistant for elderly housing, Federal Housing Administration, 1960-1964; member of staff, Senate Committee on Aging, 1964-1968; associate in firm of Hurley, Clark and Associates, 1964-1971; was a resident of Chevy Chase, Md., until his death on July 17, 1971 in Washington, D.C.)
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