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Franck Roberts HAVENNER

(1882-1967)

HAVENNER, Franck Roberts, a Representative from California; born in Sherwood, Baltimore County, Md., September 20, 1882; attended the public schools, Columbian College (now George Washington University), Washington, D.C., and Stanford University, California; newspaper writer in San Francisco, Calif., 1907-1917; member of the board of supervisors, San Francisco, 1926-1936; elected as a Progressive to the Seventy-fifth Congress and as a Democrat to the Seventy-sixth Congress (January 3, 1937-January 3, 1941); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1940 to the Seventy-seventh Congress; member of California Railroad Commission 1941-1944; elected as a Democrat to the Seventh-ninth and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1945-January 3, 1953); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1952 to the Eighty-third Congress; director of Union Labor Party, AFL; died in San Francisco, Calif., July 24, 1967; interment at Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, Colma, San Mateo County, Calif.

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

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