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Charles HAWKS, Jr.

(1899-1960)

HAWKS, Charles, Jr., a Representative from Wisconsin; born in Horicon, Dodge County, Wis., July 7, 1899; attended the public and high schools and the commerce school of the University of Wisconsin at Madison; served as a yeoman, first class, in the United States Navy 1917-1919; employed as a salesman 1922-1925; engaged in the insurance business at Horicon, Wis., 1925-1943; delegate to the Republican State conventions since 1933; member of the Board of Supervisors of Dodge County, Wis., 1935-1939; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-sixth Congress (January 3, 1939-January 3, 1941); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1940 to the Seventy-seventh Congress and for election in 1942 to the Seventy-eighth Congress; moved to Wynnewood, Pa., in 1943 and engaged in research on public relations work; vice president of General Grinding Wheel Corp., Philadelphia, Pa.; died in Bryn Mawr, Pa., January 6, 1960; interment in Oak Hill Cemetery, Horicon, Wis.

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

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