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 Jonathan Brewster Bingham

Jonathan Brewster Bingham

Birth
New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Death 3 Jul 1986 (aged 72)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Salem, New London County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 7370304 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He graduated from Yale University, in 1936, from Yale Law School, in 1939 and was admitted to the New York bar in 1940. During World War II, he served as a Captain in the U.S. Army War Department Staff. After the war, he was special assistant to Assistant Secretary of State, (1945-46), deputy administrator, Technical Cooperation Administration, (1951-53) and secretary to Governor Averell Harriman, (1955-58). He was a United States representative on United Nations Trusteeship Council with rank of Minister, (1961-62) and Ambassador on United Nations Economic and Social Council, (1963-64). In 1965, he was elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-ninth and to the next eight succeeding Congresses, serving until 1983. He died from complications of pneumonia, at age 72.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 7370304
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jonathan Brewster Bingham (24 Apr 1914–3 Jul 1986), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7370304, citing Bingham Family Cemetery, Salem, New London County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .