Styles Bridges

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Styles Bridges
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Chair of the
Senate Republican Policy Committee
In office
January 3, 1955 – November 26, 1961
LeaderWilliam F. Knowland
Everett Dirksen
Preceded byHomer S. Ferguson
Succeeded byBourke B. Hickenlooper
President pro tempore of the United States Senate
In office
January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1955
Preceded byKenneth McKellar
Succeeded byWalter F. George
Leader of the Senate Republican Conference
In office
January 3, 1949 – November 29, 1951
DeputyLeverett Saltonstall
Preceded byKenneth S. Wherry
Succeeded byRobert A. Taft
Chair of the
Senate Appropriations Committee
In office
January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1955
Preceded byKenneth McKellar
Succeeded byCarl Hayden
In office
January 3, 1947 – January 3, 1949
Preceded byKenneth McKellar
Succeeded byKenneth McKellar
Senate Minority Leader
In office
January 8, 1952 – January 3, 1953
DeputyLeverett Saltonstall
Preceded byKenneth S. Wherry
Succeeded byLyndon B. Johnson
United States Senator
from New Hampshire
In office
January 3, 1937 – November 26, 1961
Preceded byHenry W. Keyes
Succeeded byMaurice J. Murphy Jr.
Governor of New Hampshire
In office
January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1937
Preceded byJohn Winant
Succeeded byFrancis P. Murphy
Personal details
Born
Henry Styles Bridges

(1898-09-09)September 9, 1898
Pembroke, Maine, U.S.
DiedNovember 26, 1961(1961-11-26) (aged 63)
Concord, New Hampshire, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)
Sally Clement
(m. 1928; her death 1938)

Doloris Thauwald
(m. 1944; his death 1961)
EducationUniversity of Maine, Orono (BA)

Henry Styles Bridges (September 9, 1898 – November 26, 1961) was an American teacher, editor, and Republican Party politician. He was the 63rd Governor of New Hampshire before a twenty-four-year career in the United States Senate.

Bridges died of a heart attack in Concord, New Hampshire on November 26, 1961 at the age of 63.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Styles Bridges, Dean of Senate Republicans, Dies At Age 63". Lodi News-Sentinel. November 27, 1961.
  2. Kiepper, Yankee Senator, 231-3

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