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  Howell, Charles R.
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AffiliationDemocratic  
  1953-01-01  
 
NameCharles R. Howell
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Pennington, New Jersey , United States
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Born April 23, 1904
DiedJuly 05, 1973 (69 years)
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InfoHOWELL, Charles Robert, a Representative from New Jersey; born in Trenton, Mercer County, N.J., April 23, 1904; attended Trenton public schools and graduated from Hoosac School, Hoosick, N.Y.; student at Princeton University in 1923 and 1924 and took special courses at the University of Pennsylvania in 1936 and 1937; insurance broker in Trenton, N.J., 1928-1954; elected to the New Jersey house of assembly in 1944, reelected in 1945, and served until 1947; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-first and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1949-January 3, 1955); was not a candidate for renomination in 1954 but was an unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States Senate; appointed New Jersey State Commissioner of Banking and Insurance in February 1955, serving until March 1, 1969; delegate at large to the Democratic National Convention in 1956; died in Trenton, N.J., July 5, 1973; cremated; ashes scattered at sea off Point Pleasant Beach, N.J.


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  11/02/1954 NJ US Senate Lost 48.47% (-0.19%)
  11/04/1952 NJ District 4 Won 54.73% (+9.47%)
  11/07/1950 NJ District 04 Won 52.16% (+4.32%)
  11/02/1948 NJ District 04 Won 61.39% (+22.97%)
  11/05/1946 NJ District 04 Lost 47.38% (-5.23%)
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