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Hickenlooper, Bourke B. (Bourke Blakemore), 1896-1971


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    • Bourke Blakemore
  • Variants

    • Hickenlooper, Bourke Blakemore, 1896-1971
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    • Hickenlooper, Bourke Blakemore, 1896-1971
  • Sources

    • found: NUCMC data from Iowa State Univ. Lib. for Iowa Farmers Union. Records, 1921-1974(Bourke B. Hickenlooper)
    • found: LC data base, 8-8-86(hdg.: Hickenlooper, Bourke Blakemore, 1896-1971; usage: Bourke B. Hickenlooper)
    • found: NUCMC files(Hickenlooper, Bourke B. (Bourke Blakemore), 1896-1971; US Sen., Iowa)
    • found: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, via WWW, August 29, 2103(Hickenlooper, Bourke Blakemore (1896-1971); a Senator from Iowa; born in Blockton, Taylor County, Iowa, July 21, 1896; attended the public schools and Iowa State College at Ames until April 1917, when he enrolled in the officer's training camp at Fort Snelling, Minn.; commissioned a second lieutenant, United States Army; embarked overseas in August 1918 and served in France as battalion orientation officer; returned to the United States in February 1919 and was honorably discharged; reentered Iowa State College and graduated in 1919; graduated from the College of Law of the State University of Iowa at Iowa City in 1922; admitted to the bar in 1922 and commenced practice in Cedar Rapids, Iowa; member, State house of representatives, 1934-1937; lieutenant governor of Iowa, 1939-1942 and Governor, 1943-1944; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1944 for the term commencing January 3, 1945; reelected in 1950, 1956, and 1962 for the term ending January 3, 1969; was not a candidate for reelection in 1968; co-chairman, Joint Committee on Atomic Energy (Eightieth Congress), chairman, Republican Policy Committee (Eighty-seventh through Ninetieth Congresses); died in Shelter Island, N.Y., September 4, 1971, while visiting; interment in Cedar Memorial Cemetery, Cedar Rapids, Iowa)
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    • 1986-08-13: new
    • 2013-09-13: revised
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