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Charles Bennett DEANE

(1898-1969)

DEANE, Charles Bennett, a Representative from North Carolina; born in Ansonville Township, Anson County, N.C., November 1, 1898; attended Pee Dee Academy, Rockingham, N.C., and Trinity Park School, Durham, N.C., 1918-1920; was graduated from the law department of Wake Forest (N.C.) College in 1923; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Rockingham, N.C.; register of deeds of Richmond County 1926-1934; attorney in the Wage and Hour Division, Department of Labor, Washington, D.C., in 1938 and 1939; in 1940 engaged in administrative law and in the general insurance business; served as chairman of the Richmond County Democratic executive committee 1932-1946; trustee of Wake Forest College; elected as a Democrat to the Eightieth and to the four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1947-January 3, 1957); was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1956 to the Eighty-fifth Congress; died in Rockingham, N.C., November 24, 1969; interment in Eastside Cemetery.

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

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