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Chafee, John H., 1922-1999

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Personal name headingChafee, John H., 1922-1999
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See alsoRhode Island. Governor (1963-1969 : Chafee)
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LocatedWashington (D.C.)
Birth date19221022
Death date19991024
Place of birthProvidence (R.I.)
Field of activitypolitics
AffiliationUnited States. Marine Corps
Yale University
Harvard Law School
Rhode Island. General Assembly. House of Representatives
United States. Department of the Navy
United States. Congress. Senate
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
Profession or occupationLawyers
Cabinet officers
Found inTeenage pregnancy, 1986: t.p. (John H. Chafee, United States Senate)
Cong. dir. 1987-1988: p. 184 (John Hubbard Chafee; b. Providence, R.I., 10/22/22; Republican U.S. Senator from Rhode Island)
LC data base, 12/10/87 (hdg.: Chafee, John H., 1922- )
Cong. record, 25 Oct. 1999: p. S13082 (death of the Honorable John H. Chafee, of Rhode Island)
Biog. dir. of the United States Congress, accessed Apr. 17, 2012 (Chafee, John Hubbard, Senator from Rhode Island; b. Providence, Providence County, R.I., October 22, 1922; grad., Deerfield (Mass.) Academy 1940; graduated, Yale University 1947 and Harvard Law School 1950; admitted to the Rhode Island bar in 1950 and commenced practice in Providence; served in U.S. Marine Corps 1942-1945, 1951-1953; served in Rhode Island house of representatives 1957-1963; Governor of Rhode Island 1963-1969; Secretary of the Navy in the Cabinet of President Richard Nixon 1969-1972; unsuccessful candidate for election to the U.S. Senate in 1972; elected as a Republican to the U.S. Senate in Nov. 1976 for the term commencing Jan. 3, 1977; subsequently appointed by the Governor, Dec. 29, 1976, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of John Pastore for the term ending Jan. 3, 1977; reelected in 1982, 1988, and 1994, and served until death on Oct. 24, 1999; Senate Republican Conference chairman (1985-1991), Committee on Environment and Public Works (1995-1999); interment in family plot; posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom on August 9, 2000)
Wikipedia website, May 23, 2014 (John Lester Hubbard Chafee)
Washington Post website, May 23, 2014 (John Lester Hubbard Chafee)
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