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 Charles Clinton Gossett

Charles Clinton Gossett

Birth
Pricetown, Highland County, Ohio, USA
Death 20 Sep 1974 (aged 86)
Boise, Ada County, Idaho, USA
Burial Nampa, Canyon County, Idaho, USA
Memorial ID 7846241 · View Source
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U.S Senator, Idaho Governor. Moving to Idaho, in 1922, he engaged in agriculture, livestock, feed and the shipping businesses. He was a member of the Idaho State House of Representatives (1933-37) and Lieutenant Governor of Idaho, (1937-39, 41-43). In January 1945, he was elected as a Democrat the 20th Governor of Idaho, serving until he resigned in November 1945. He was then appointed as a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of John Thomas, serving (1945-46). An unsuccessful candidate for nomination, he resumed his former business pursuits and was appointed to the Idaho tax commission, serving (1956-67).

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Tim Crutchfield
  • Added: 8 Sep 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7846241
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Clinton Gossett (2 Sep 1888–20 Sep 1974), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7846241, citing Kohlerlawn Cemetery, Nampa, Canyon County, Idaho, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .