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Charles Anthony BUCKLEY

(1890-1967)

BUCKLEY, Charles Anthony, a Representative from New York; born in New York City, June 23, 1890; attended the public schools; contractor and builder in New York City since 1914; member of the board of aldermen of New York City 1918-1923; State tax appraiser 1923-1929; chamberlain of New York City 1929-1933; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-fourth and to the fourteen succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1935-January 3, 1965); chairman, Committee on Pensions (Seventy-eighth and Seventy-ninth Congresses), Committee on Public Works (Eighty-second Congress and Eighty-fourth through Eighty-eighth Congresses); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1964 to the Eighty-ninth Congress; died in New York City, January 22, 1967; interment in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Valhalla, N.Y.

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

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