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us: Bridges, Styles, 1898-1961


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    • us: Bridges, Henry Styles, 1898-1961
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        18980909
    • Death Date

        19611126
    • Birth Place

        West Pembroke, Me.
    • Death Place

        East Concord, Concord, N.H.
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Sanderson Academy (Ashfield, Mass.)
        • Affiliation Start: 1918
        • Affiliation End: 1919
    • Organization

        (naf) Sanderson Academy (Ashfield, Mass.)
    • Affiliation Start

        1918
    • Affiliation End

        1919
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of New Hampshire
        • Affiliation Start: 1921
        • Affiliation End: 1922
    • Organization

        (naf) University of New Hampshire
    • Affiliation Start

        1921
    • Affiliation End

        1922
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: New Hampshire Farm Bureau Federation
        • Affiliation Start: 1922
        • Affiliation End: 1923
    • Organization

        New Hampshire Farm Bureau Federation
    • Affiliation Start

        1922
    • Affiliation End

        1923
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: New Hampshire Investment Co.
        • Affiliation Start: 1924
        • Affiliation End: 1929
    • Organization

        New Hampshire Investment Co.
    • Affiliation Start

        1924
    • Affiliation End

        1929
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) New Hampshire. Public Service Commission
        • Affiliation Start: 1930
        • Affiliation End: 1934
    • Organization

        (naf) New Hampshire. Public Service Commission
    • Affiliation Start

        1930
    • Affiliation End

        1934
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Army Reserve
        • Affiliation Start: 1925
        • Affiliation End: 1937
    • Organization

        (naf) United States. Army Reserve
    • Affiliation Start

        1925
    • Affiliation End

        1937
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) New Hampshire. Governor
        • Affiliation Start: 1934
        • Affiliation End: 1936
    • Organization

        (naf) New Hampshire. Governor
    • Affiliation Start

        1934
    • Affiliation End

        1936
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. Senate
        • Affiliation Start: 19370103
        • Affiliation End: 19361126
    • Organization

        (naf) United States. Congress. Senate
    • Affiliation Start

        19370103
    • Affiliation End

        19361126
    • Gender

        male
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  • Sources

    • 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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