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us: Dworshak, Henry C. (Henry Clarence), 1894-1962


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  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

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  • Fuller Name

    • Henry Clarence
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        18940829
    • Death Date

        19620723
    • Birth Place

        Duluth, Minn.
    • Death Place

        Washington, D.C.
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces
        • Affiliation Start: 1918
        • Affiliation End: 1919
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. House
        • Affiliation Start: 19390103
        • Affiliation End: 19461105
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. Senate
        • Affiliation Start: 19461106
        • Affiliation End: 19490103
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. Senate
        • Affiliation Start: 19491014
        • Affiliation End: 19620723
    • Gender

        male
    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Editors
          (lcsh) Publishers and publishing
            (lcsh) Legislators
        • Sources

          • found: Memorial services held in the Senate and House of Representatives ... 1963: t.p. (Henry C. Dworshak)
          • found: LCCN 63-60316 (Dworshak, Henry Clarence, 1894-1962)
          • found: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, via WWW, August 7, 2013 (Dworshak, Henry Clarence (1894-1962); a Representative and a Senator from Idaho; born in Duluth, Minn., August 29, 1894; worked at the printing trade, 1909-1918; during the First World War served overseas as a sergeant in the U.S. Army Fourth Antiaircraft Machine Gun Battalion in the American Expeditionary Forces, 1918-1919; manager of printers' supply business in Duluth, Minn., 1920-1924; editor and publisher of the Burley Bulletin in Burley, Idaho, 1924-1944; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-sixth and to the three succeeding Congresses and served from January 3, 1939, to November 5, 1946, when he resigned; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in a special election held on November 5, 1946, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of John Thomas; served from November 6, 1946, to January 3, 1949; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1948; appointed on October 14, 1949 to the United States Senate and subsequently elected on November 7, 1950 as a Republican to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Bert H. Miller; reelected in 1954 and again in 1960 and served from October 14, 1949 until his death in Washington, D.C., July 23, 1962; interment in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.)
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          • 2013-08-09: revised
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