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 Claude Ignatius Bakewell

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Claude Ignatius Bakewell

Birth
Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Death 18 Mar 1987 (aged 74)
University City, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Burial Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Plot Section 18, Lot 450, Grave 12
Memorial ID 5971912 View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He graduated from Georgetown University Washington, D.C., in 1932, from the St. Louis University School of Law, 1935, was lawyer, private practice in St. Louis, Missouri and a member on board of aldermen of St. Louis, (1941-44). During World War II, he served in the U.S. Navy, (1944-46). After the war, he was elected as a Republican to the Eightieth Congress, serving (1947-49) and elected as a Republican to the Eighty-second Congress, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of United States Representative John B. Sullivan, serving (1951-53). After his term in Congress, he was Postmaster of St. Louis, Missouri, (1958-82).

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Find a Grave Memorial 5971912
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/5971912/claude-ignatius-bakewell : accessed ), memorial page for Claude Ignatius Bakewell (9 Aug 1912–18 Mar 1987), Find a Grave Memorial ID 5971912, citing Calvary Cemetery and Mausoleum, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .