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Carl Chester Van Dyke
Birth: Feb. 18, 1881
Alexandria
Douglas County
Minnesota, USA
Death: May 20, 1919
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

U.S. Congressman. He taught school in Douglas County, Minnesota, when he enlisted in the US Army and served as a Private in Company B, 15th Regiment, Minnesota Volunteer Infantry, during the Spanish-American War. After the war, he resumed teaching, studied law, graduated from the St. Paul Law School, was admitted to the bar at St. Paul in 1916, but did not engage in extensive law practice. He was also elected commander in chief of the United Spanish War Veterans. In 1915, he was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-fourth, Sixty-fifth and Sixty-sixth Congresses, serving until his death at age 38. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Myrtle B. Van Dyke (1879 - 1962)*
 
 Children:
  Mildred Van Dyke Traughber (1903 - 1975)*
 
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Burial:
Forest Lawn Memorial Park
Maplewood
Ramsey County
Minnesota, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Nov 12, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6922830
Carl Chester Van Dyke
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Carl Chester Van Dyke
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Carl Chester Van Dyke
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- Bob L.
 Added: Sep. 5, 2011
God bless You Carl and Thank You For Your Service!
- Dave Weiss
 Added: Dec. 14, 2010

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