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Bruce Reynolds ALGER

(1918- )

ALGER, Bruce Reynolds, a Representative from Texas; born in Dallas, Tex., June 12, 1918; moved to Webster Groves, Mo., with his parents in 1924, and attended the public schools; graduated from Princeton University in 1940; field representative with RCA Victor Manufacturing Co., 1940 and 1941; enlisted as an aviation cadet in the Army Air Corps in September 1941, served as a B-29 commander in the Pacific Area, and discharged in November 1945; returned to Dallas, Tex., and engaged in the real estate and construction business; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-fourth and to the four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1955-January 3, 1965); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1964; resumed real estate pursuits; is a resident of Carrollton, Tex.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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