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us: Prouty, Winston L. (Winston Lewis), 1906-1971


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  • Scheme Membership(s)

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  • Fuller Name

    • Winston Lewis
  • Variants

    • us: Prouty, Winston L., 1906-1971
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        19060901
    • Death Date

        19710910
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Newport, (Vt.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Boston, (Mass.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Lafayette College (Easton, Northampton County, Pa.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Vermont. General Assembly. House of Representatives
        • Affiliation Start: 1941
        • Affiliation End: 1947
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. House
        • Affiliation Start: 19510103
        • Affiliation End: 19590103
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. Senate
        • Affiliation Start: 19590103
        • Affiliation End: 19710910
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Legislators
          (lcsh) Mayors
      • Earlier Established Forms

          Prouty, Winston L., 1906-1971Prouty, Winston L.,1906-1971
      • Sources

        • found: NUCMC data from Univ. of Virginia Lib. for Scott, H. Papers, 1941-1983 (Prouty, Winston Lewis, 1906-1971)
        • found: LC data base, 5-25-88 (hdg.: Prouty, Winston L., 1906-1971)
        • found: Members of Congress : 1789-1982: p. 1116 (Prouty, Winston Lewis; Sen. from Vermont)
        • found: Bio. dir. of the U.S. Congress website, August 15, 2014 (Prouty, Winston Lewis, a Representative and a Senator from Vermont; born in Newport, Orleans County, Vt., September 1, 1906; attended public schools, Bordentown (N.J.) Military Institute, and Lafayette College, Easton, Pa.; mayor of Newport 1938-1941; member, State house of representatives 1941, 1945, 1947, serving as speaker in 1947; chairman of Vermont State Water Conservation Board 1948-1950; officer and director of family-owned lumber and building material enterprises; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-second Congress; reelected to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1951-January 3, 1959); was not a candidate for renomination in 1958; elected to the United States Senate in 1958; reelected in 1964 and 1970 and served from January 3, 1959, until his death; died in Boston, Mass., on September 10, 1971; interment in Pine Grove Cemetery, Newport, Vt.)
      • Change Notes

        • 1988-06-13: new
        • 2014-08-16: revised
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