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 Carl Chester Van Dyke

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Carl Chester Van Dyke

Birth
Alexandria, Douglas County, Minnesota, USA
Death 20 May 1919 (aged 38)
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Burial Maplewood, Ramsey County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 6922830 View Source
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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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  • Added: 12 Nov 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6922830
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/6922830/carl-chester-van_dyke : accessed ), memorial page for Carl Chester Van Dyke (18 Feb 1881–20 May 1919), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6922830, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Maplewood, Ramsey County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .