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us: Bridges, Styles, 1898-1961



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    • us: Bridges, Henry Styles, 1898-1961
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    • found: NUCMC data from Sioux City Publ. Mus. for Huff, T.B. Papers, 1907-1968 (Styles Bridges)
    • found: NUCMC files (Bridges, Styles, 1898-1961; Henry Styles Bridges)
    • found: Biog. dir. Amer. Cong. (Bridges, Henry Styles; b. 1898; Gov. N.H., 1934-36; Sen. from N.H., 1936-1961)
    • found: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, via WWW, July 18, 2013 (Bridges, Henry Styles (Styles), (1898-1961); a Senator from New Hampshire; born in West Pembroke, Washington County, Maine, September 9, 1898; graduated from the University of Maine at Orono in 1918; instructor at Sanderson Academy, Ashfield, Mass., 1918-1919; member of the extension staff of the University of New Hampshire at Durham, 1921-1922; secretary of the New Hampshire Farm Bureau Federation, 1922-1923; editor of the Granite Monthly Magazine, 1924-1926; director and secretary of the New Hampshire Investment Co., 1924-1929; member of the New Hampshire Public Service Commission, 1930-1934; lieutenant in the United States Army Reserve Corps, 1925-1937; Governor of New Hampshire, 1934-1936; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1936, reelected in 1942, 1948, 1954, and again in 1960, and served from January 3, 1937, until his death on November 26, 1961; minority leader, 1952-1953; served as President pro tempore of the Senate during the Eighty-third Congress; chairman, Joint Committee on Foreign Economic Cooperation (Eightieth Congress), Joint Committee on Inaugural Arrangements (Eighty-second and Eighty-fourth Congresses), Committee on Appropriations (Eightieth and Eighty-third Congresses), Republican Policy Committee (Eighty-fourth through Eighty-seventh Congresses); died in East Concord, New Hampshire, November 26, 1961)
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