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Helen Stevenson MEYNER

(1929-1997)

MEYNER, Helen Stevenson, a Representative from New Jersey; born in New York, Queens County, N.Y., March 5, 1929; graduated, Rosemary Hall High School, Greenwich, Conn, 1946; B.A., Colorado College, Colorado Springs, Co., 1950; newspaper columnist; television journalist; American Red Cross, 1950-1952; delegate to the Democratic National Convention, 1980; unsuccessful candidate for election to the Ninety-third Congress in 1972; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-fourth and to the succeeding Congress (January 3, 1975-January 3, 1979); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Ninety-sixth Congress in 1978; died on November 2, 1997 in Captiva Island, Fla.; interment at Phillipsburg Cemetery, Phillipsburg, N.J.

Bibliography

”Helen Stevenson Meyner” in Women in Congress, 1917-2006. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of History & Preservation, U. S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing Office, 2006.

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

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