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  Bennet, Augustus W.
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AffiliationRepublican   
NameAugustus W. Bennet
Address
Newburgh, New York , United States
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Born October 07, 1897
Died June 05, 1983 (85 years)
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Last ModifiedRBH
Jun 06, 2009 07:18pm
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InfoBENNET, Augustus Witschief, (son of William Stiles Bennet), a Representative from New York; born in New York City October 7, 1897; attended the public schools of New York City and Washington, D.C., and was graduated from Amherst (Mass.) College in 1918; during the First World War served in the United States Naval Reserve Flying Corps with the rating of chief quartermaster from June 8, 1918, to January 19, 1919; was graduated from the Columbia University Law School at New York City in 1921; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Newburgh, N.Y.; United States referee in bankruptcy 1923-1944; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-ninth Congress (January 3, 1945-January 3, 1947); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1946; resumed the practice of law; resided in Laguna Hills, Calif. until his death in Concord, Mass. on June 5, 1983; cremated; ashes interred at Cedar Hills Mausoleum, Newburgh, N.Y.


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FAMILY
Father William S. Bennet 1870-1962

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RACES
  08/20/1946 NY District 29 - R Primary Lost 46.51% (-6.99%)
  01/03/1945 NY District 29 Party Switch Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/07/1944 NY District 29 Won 53.02% (+6.04%)
  08/01/1944 NY District 29 - R Primary Lost 43.80% (-12.40%)
ENDORSEMENTS
NY District 26 - Nov 03, 1942 D Ferdinand A. Hoyt