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Richard Lewis NEUBERGER

(1912-1960)
Senate Years of Service:
1955-1960
Party:
Democrat

NEUBERGER, Richard Lewis, (husband of Maurine B. Neuberger), a Senator from Oregon; born in Multnomah County, near Portland, Oreg., December 26, 1912; attended the public schools of Portland, Oreg.; attended the University of Oregon at Eugene in 1935; author and reporter; correspondent for the New York Times 1939-1954; member, State house of representatives 1941-1942; during the Second World War was commissioned a lieutenant and later a captain in the United States Army 1942-1945; member, State senate 1949-1954; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate and served from January 3, 1955, until his death in Portland, Oreg., March 9, 1960; interment in Beth Israel Cemetery.

Bibliography

American National Biography; Dictionary of American Biography; Neuberger, Richard L. Adventures in Politics: We Go to the Legislature. New York: Oxford Press, 1954; U.S. Congress. Memorial Addresses. 86th Cong., 2nd sess., 1960. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1960.

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

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