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Daniel Baugh BREWSTER

(1923-2007)
Senate Years of Service:
1963-1969
Party:
Democrat

BREWSTER, Daniel Baugh, a Representative and a Senator from Maryland; born in Baltimore County, Md., November 23, 1923; educated at Gilman School, Baltimore, Md., St. Paul’s School, Concord, N.H., Princeton University, and Johns Hopkins University; during the Second World War enlisted as a private in the United States Marine Corps in 1942; commissioned as a second lieutenant in 1943 and served until 1946; graduated from the University of Maryland Law School in 1949; admitted to the bar in 1949 and commenced practice in Towson, Md.; member, Maryland house of delegates 1950-1958; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-sixth and Eighty-seventh Congresses (January 3, 1959-January 3, 1963); was not a candidate for renomination in 1962; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1962 and served from January 3, 1963, to January 3, 1969; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1968; after indictment in 1969, trial, conviction, and reversal, pleaded no contest in 1975 to a felony charge of accepting an illegal gratuity while a United States Senator; farmer; was a resident of Glyndon, Md., until his death due to liver cancer on August 19, 2007; cremated, ashes interred at St. Thomas Episcopal Church Cemetery, Owings Mills, Md.

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

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