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Frank Bosworth Brandegee (July 8, 1864 - 1924) was a United States Representative and Senator from Connecticut, born in New London. He was the son of Augustus Brandegee, also a Connecticut politician. July 8 is the 189th day of the year (190th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 176 days remaining. ... 1864 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1924 (MCMXXIV) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... The House of Representatives is the larger of two houses that make up the U.S. Congress, the other being the United States Senate. ... Seal of the Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... State nickname: The Constitution State Official languages English Capital Hartford Largest city Bridgeport Governor M. Jodi Rell (R) Senators Chris Dodd (D) Joe Lieberman (D) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 48th 14,371 km² 12. ... New London is the name of at least 21 geographic names in North America. ...


Brandegee attended the common schools, and graduated from Yale College in 1885. He studied law, and was admitted to the bar in 1888 and practiced in New London. In 1888, he was a member of the Connecticut House of Representatives, and was corporation counsel of New London from 1889-1893 and 1894-1897, when he resigned. He was a member of the State house of representatives in 1899, and served as speaker; he was again elected corporation counsel of New London (1901-1902), when he resigned to become a Member of Congress. Brandegee was chairman of the Republican state convention in 1904, and was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-seventh Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Charles A. Russell. Brandegee was reelected to the Fifty-eighth and Fifty-ninth Congresses and served from November 4, 1902, until May 10, 1905, when he resigned, having been elected a United States Senator to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Orville H. Platt; to the Senate, he was reelected in 1908, 1914, and 1920, and served from May 10, 1905, until his death by suicide in Washington, D.C. on October 14, 1924. For other uses, see Yale (disambiguation). ... The Connecticut House of Representatives is the lower house in the Connecticut General Assembly of the U.S. state of Connecticut. ...


During his time in the Senate, Brandegee was president pro tempore (Sixty-second Congress); chairman of the Committee on Forest Reservations and Game Protection (Fifty-ninth through Sixty-first Congresses), member of the Committee on Interoceanic Canals (Sixty-second Congress), Committee on Panama (Sixty-second Congress), member of the Committee on Pacific Railroads (Sixty-third through Sixty-fifth Congresses), member of the Committee on Library (Sixty-sixth and Sixty-seventh Congresses), and member of the Committee on Judiciary (Sixty-eighth Congress), A President Pro Tempore is a constitutionally recognized officer of the United States Senate who presides over the chamber in the absence of the President of the Senate. ...


Brandegee was interred in Cedar Grove Cemetery, New London.

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Frank B. Brandegee - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (253 words)
Frank Bosworth Brandegee (July 8, 1864 - 1924) was a United States Representative and Senator from Connecticut, born in New London.
Brandegee was chairman of the Republican state convention in 1904, and was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-seventh Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Charles A. Russell.
Brandegee was interred in Cedar Grove Cemetery, New London.
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