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Charles Irwin STENGLE

(1869-1953)

STENGLE, Charles Irwin, a Representative from New York; born in Savageville, Accomack County, Va., December 5, 1869; attended the public schools; was graduated from Goldey College, Wilmington, Del., in 1890; chaplain of the Delaware house of representatives in 1898; engaged in newspaper work in Norfolk and Fredericksburg, Va., and in New York City 1910-1917; secretary of the municipal civil service commission of New York City from January 1, 1918, to January 1, 1923, when he resigned; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1923-March 3, 1925); was not a candidate for renomination in 1924 to the Sixty-ninth Congress; appointed by President Coolidge in 1925 as a lieutenant colonel, Specialist Reserves, attached to The Adjutant General’s Office; editor of the National Farm News; legislative representative of the American Federation of Government Employees from 1934 until his retirement in August 1953; died at Shaftos Corner, New Shrewsbury, N.J., November 23, 1953; interment in Monmouth Memorial Park.

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

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