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Prouty, Winston L. (Winston Lewis), 1906-1971

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Personal name headingProuty, Winston L. (Winston Lewis), 1906-1971
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Variant(s)Prouty, Winston L., 1906-1971
Birth date19060901
Death date19710910
Place of birthNewport, (Vt.)
Place of deathBoston, (Mass.)
AffiliationLafayette College (Easton, Northampton County, Pa.)
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
Vermont. General Assembly. House of Representatives
United States. Congress. House
United States. Congress. Senate
Profession or occupationLegislators
Found inNUCMC data from Univ. of Virginia Lib. for Scott, H. Papers, 1941-1983 (Prouty, Winston Lewis, 1906-1971)
LC data base, 5-25-88 (hdg.: Prouty, Winston L., 1906-1971)
Members of Congress : 1789-1982: p. 1116 (Prouty, Winston Lewis; Sen. from Vermont)
Bio. dir. of the U.S. Congress website, August 15, 2014 (Prouty, Winston Lewis, a Representative and a Senator from Vermont; born in Newport, Orleans County, Vt., September 1, 1906; attended public schools, Bordentown (N.J.) Military Institute, and Lafayette College, Easton, Pa.; mayor of Newport 1938-1941; member, State house of representatives 1941, 1945, 1947, serving as speaker in 1947; chairman of Vermont State Water Conservation Board 1948-1950; officer and director of family-owned lumber and building material enterprises; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-second Congress; reelected to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1951-January 3, 1959); was not a candidate for renomination in 1958; elected to the United States Senate in 1958; reelected in 1964 and 1970 and served from January 3, 1959, until his death; died in Boston, Mass., on September 10, 1971; interment in Pine Grove Cemetery, Newport, Vt.)
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