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  Tobey, Charles W.
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NameCharles W. Tobey
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Temple, New Hampshire , United States
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Born July 22, 1880
DiedJuly 24, 1953 (73 years)
ContributorJoshua L.
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Oct 05, 2016 03:05am
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InfoTOBEY, Charles William, a Representative and a Senator from New Hampshire; born in Roxbury, Mass., July 22, 1880; attended the public schools and Roxbury (Mass.) Latin School; moved to Temple, N.H., in 1903 and engaged in the raising of poultry; also engaged in insurance, agriculture, banking, and manufacturing; member, State house of representatives 1915-1916, 1919-1920, 1923-1924, serving as speaker 1919-1920; member, State senate, serving as president 1925-1926; Governor of New Hampshire 1929-1930; trustee of Colby Junior College, New London, N.H.; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-third, Seventy-fourth, and Seventy-fifth Congresses (March 4, 1933-January 3, 1939); was not a candidate for renomination in 1938; elected to the United States Senate in 1938; reelected in 1944 and again in 1950 and served from January 3, 1939, until his death; chairman, Committee on Banking and Currency (Eightieth Congress), Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce (Eighty-third Congress); United States adviser, UNESCO Conference in Paris 1952; member of the United States delegation to the International Monetary Conference held in Bretton Woods, N.H., in 1944; died of coronary thrombosis in the naval hospital at Bethesda, Md., July 24, 1953; interment in Miller Cemetery, Temple, N.H.

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  11/07/1950 NH US Senate Won 55.70% (+17.67%)
  09/12/1950 NH US Senate - R Primary Won 50.85% (+1.70%)
  11/07/1944 NH US Senate Won 50.93% (+1.86%)
  07/11/1944 NH US Senate - R Primary Won 57.12% (+14.24%)
  11/08/1938 NH US Senate Won 54.23% (+8.47%)
  09/13/1938 NH US Senate - R Primary Won 60.85% (+24.51%)
  11/03/1936 NH District 2 Won 53.65% (+8.17%)
  11/06/1934 NH District 2 Won 53.30% (+6.97%)
  11/08/1932 NH District 2 Won 52.80% (+6.00%)
  11/06/1928 NH Governor Won 57.50% (+15.18%)
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US Attorney General - Jan 02, 1939 NPA Reject