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 Helen Day <I>Stevenson</I> Meyner

Helen Day Stevenson Meyner

Queens County, New York, USA
Death 2 Nov 1997 (aged 68)
Captiva, Lee County, Florida, USA
Burial Phillipsburg, Warren County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID 7782696 · View Source
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U.S. Representative from New Jersey. Helen Day Stevenson was the distant cousin of Adlai Stevenson. She was a newspaper columnist and television interviewer in New Jersey and New York. She served in Korea with the American Red Cross during the Korean War. In 1957, she married Robert B. Meyner (44th Governor of New Jersey). A Democrat, she lost in her bid for Congress in 1972, but won in 1974. Meyner served two terms in the U.S. House of Representatives (January 3, 1975 to January 3, 1979) before losing her bid for re-election in 1978. She moved to Captiva Island in Florida after her husband's death in 1990.

Bio by: Frank McGady

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 7782696
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Helen Day Stevenson Meyner (5 Mar 1929–2 Nov 1997), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7782696, citing Phillipsburg Cemetery, Phillipsburg, Warren County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .