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  Phillips, Jr., Alfred N.
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NameAlfred N. Phillips, Jr.
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Stamford, Connecticut , United States
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Born April 23, 1894
DiedJanuary 18, 1970 (75 years)
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Jan 04, 2015 01:59am
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Infoborn in Darien, Fairfield County, Conn., April 23, 1894; attended the public schools, Betts Academy, Stamford, Conn., and Hotchkiss School, Lakeville, Conn.; was graduated from Yale University in 1917; during the First World War served as a first lieutenant in the Field Artillery, United States Army, in 1917 and 1918, with overseas service; moved to Stamford, Conn., in 1918; served as major in the Connecticut National Guard Reserve 1928-1933; employed with the Charles H. Phillips Chemical Co. from early youth until 1923, and as publisher of a newspaper in Darien, Conn., after 1922; mayor of Stamford in 1923 and 1924, in 1927 and 1928, and 1935 and 1936; commander of the American Legion of Connecticut in 1919; member of the Democratic State Central committee; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-fifth Congress (January 3, 1937-January 3, 1939); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1938 to the Seventy-sixth Congress; resumed his publishing business in Darien, Conn., and the management of his dairy farm in Cecilton, Md.; was commissioned as a captain, Military Police, United States Army, and served from July 17, 1942, to August 16, 1944, with service in North Africa; died in Stamford, Conn., January 18, 1970; interment in St. Stephen’s Cemetery, Cecilton, Md.



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