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Kean, Robert, 1893-1980


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  • Fuller Name

    • Robert Winthrop
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        18930928
    • Death Date

        19800921
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1916
        • Affiliation End: 1916
        • Organization: (naf) New York (State). National Guard
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1917
        • Affiliation End: 1918
        • Organization: (naf) United States. Army. Field Artillery Battalion, 15th
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 19390103
        • Affiliation End: 19590103
        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. House
    • Birth Place

        Elberon (N.J.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Livingston (N.J.)
    • Gender

        male
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  • Sources

    • found: Rep. Robert W. Kean (R-NJ), in Chronoscope, 1954:title frame (Honorable Robert Kean, Representative from New Jersey)
    • found: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, via WWW, September 13, 2013(Kean, Robert Winthrop (1893-1980); son of Hamilton Fish Kean, nephew of John Kean [1852-1914], and great-great-grandson of John Kean [1756-1795]; a Representative from New Jersey; born in Elberon, Monmouth County, N.J., September 28, 1893; was graduated from St. Mark's School, Southboro, Mass., in 1911 and from Harvard University in 1915; bank clerk in Carteret, N.J., and New York City, 1915-1917; served with Squadron A in the New York National Guard on the Mexican border in 1916; during the First World War served overseas as a first lieutenant with the Fifteenth Field Artillery, Second Division, in 1917 and 1918; decorated with the Silver Star Medal and the Distinguished Service Cross; engaged in the investment and banking business in Livingston, N.J., Newark, N.J., and New York City, 1920-1969; delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1936, 1960 and 1964; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-sixth and to the nine succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1939-January 3, 1959); was not a candidate for renomination in 1958 but was unsuccessful as the Republican candidate for election to the United States Senate; resumed his investment and banking interests; chairman of the National Advisory Committee of the White House Conference on Aging, May 1959-April 1961; chairman of Essex County Republican Committee, 1959-1962; resided in Livingston, N.J. where he died September 21, 1980)
    • found: Wikipedia, September 13, 2013(Robert Kean; Robert Winthrop Kean (September 28, 1893; Elberon, New Jersey - September 21, 1980; Livingston, New Jersey) was a Republican politician who represented New Jersey in the U.S. House of Representatives for twenty years; he was the great-great-grandson of John Kean, a delegate to the Continental Congress, a nephew of U.S. Senator John Kean and son of Katharine Winthrop and Senator Hamilton Fish Kean; he was the father of former New Jersey governor Thomas Kean)
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    • 2013-09-16: new
    • 2013-09-17: revised
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