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Henry Styles Bridges
Henry Styles Bridges

Henry Styles Bridges (September 9, 1898November 26, 1961) was an American teacher, editor, and Republican Party politician from Concord, New Hampshire. He served one term as Governor of New Hampshire before a twenty-four year career in the United States Senate. Image File history File links HenryStylesBridges. ... Image File history File links HenryStylesBridges. ... September 9 is the 252nd day of the year (253rd in leap years). ... 1898 (MDCCCXCVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... November 26 is the 330th day (331st on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Republican Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Democratic Party. ... Location in New Hampshire Founded Incorporated 1725 1856  County Merrimack County Mayor Michael L. Donovan Area  - Total  - Water 174. ... Official language(s) English Capital Concord Largest city Manchester Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 46th 24,239 km² 110 km 305 km 3. ... 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. ...


Bridges was born in West Pembroke, Maine. He attended the public schools in Maine and graduated from the University of Maine at Orono in 1918. From 1918 he held a variety of jobs, including teaching, newspaper editing, business and state government. He was an instructor at Sanderson Academy, Ashfield, Massachusetts from 1918 to 1919. He was a member of the extension staff of the University of New Hampshire at Durham from 1921 until 1922. He was the secretary of the New Hampshire Farm Bureau Federation from 1922 until 1923, and the editor of the Granite Monthly Magazine from 1924 until 1926. Meanwhile, He was the director and secretary of the New Hampshire Investment Corporation from 1924 until 1929. He was then a member of the New Hampshire Public Service Commission from 1930 until 1934. Pembroke is a town located in Washington County, Maine. ... The term public school has different meanings: In Scotland, Australia, New Zealand, the United States, and most other English-speaking nations, a public school is a school which is financed and run by the government and does not charge tuition fees. ... Official language(s) None Capital Augusta Largest city Portland Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 39th 86,542 km² 305 km 515 km 13. ... The University of Maine, established in 1865, is the flagship university of the University of Maine System. ... Orono is a town located in Penobscot County, Maine. ... 1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... Ashfield is a town located in Franklin County, Massachusetts. ... 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... The University of New Hampshire (UNH) is a public university in the University System of New Hampshire. ... Durham is a town located in Strafford County, New Hampshire. ... 1921 (MCMXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... A collection of magazines A magazine is a periodical publication containing a variety of articles, generally financed by advertising and/or purchase by readers. ... 1924 (MCMXXIV) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1926 (MCMXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... -1... 1930 (MCMXXX) is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ...


Bridges ran for the position of governor of New Hampshire in 1934, and won. He was elected to the United States Senate in 1936, and would serve until his death in 1961. In 1937 he retired from the Army Reserve Corps, in which he had served as a Lieutenant since 1925. In 1940 he attempted to win the Republican nomination for President; the nomination was eventually won by Wendell Willkie. A governor is also a device that regulates the speed of a machine. ... 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. ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Wendell L. Willkie Wendell Lewis Willkie (February 18, 1892 – October 8, 1944) was a lawyer, born in Elwood, Indiana, the only native of Indiana to be nominated as the presidential candidate for a national party, having never held any sort of high elected office. ...


Bridges was reelected to four subsequent six-year terms in 1942, 1948, 1954 and again in 1960, although he did not complete his final term due to his death. He became one of the highest-ranking Republican senators, serving as chairman of the Joint Committee on Foreign Economic Cooperation when the Republicans had control of the Senate from 1947 until 1949, Senate Minority Leader from 1952 until 1953, President Pro Tempore of the United States Senate when the Republicans had control of it from 1953 until 1955, chairman of the Joint Committee on Inaugural Arrangements for both of the inaugurations of President Dwight Eisenhower, Chairman of the Committee on Appropriations when the Republicans had control of the Senate from 1947-1949 and 1953-1955, and Chairman of the Republican Policy Committee from 1954 until his death. Bridges died in East Concord (now Concord, New Hampshire) and is burried in Pine Grove Cemetery there. This article is about the year. ... 1948 (MCMXLVIII) is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1949 (MCMXLIX) is a common year starting on Saturday. ... The Senate Minority Leader is a member of the United States Senate who is elected by his or her party conference to serve as the chief Senate spokesmen for his or her party and to manage and schedule the legislative and executive business of the Senate. ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1953 (MCMLIII) is a common year starting on Thursday. ... Senator Ted Stevens of Alaska is the current President pro tempore of the Senate. ... 1953 (MCMLIII) is a common year starting on Thursday. ... 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Dwight David Ike Eisenhower (October 14, 1890–March 28, 1969), American soldier and politician, was the 34th President of the United States (1953–1961) and supreme commander of the Allied forces in Europe during World War II, with the rank of General of the Army. ... Location in New Hampshire Founded Incorporated 1725 1856  County Merrimack County Mayor Michael L. Donovan Area  - Total  - Water 174. ...


External links

  • biographic sketch at U.S. Congress website
  • Styles at New Hampshire's Division of Historic Resouces
Preceded by:
John G. Winant
Governor of New Hampshire
19351937
Succeeded by:
Francis P. Murphy
Preceded by:
Henry W. Keyes
United States Senate
19371961
Succeeded by:
Maurice J. Murphy, Jr.
Preceded by:
Kenneth McKellar
President pro tempore of the United States Senate
January 3, 1953January 4, 1955
Succeeded by:
Walter F. George
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Styles Bridges - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (350 words)
Henry Styles Bridges (September 9, 1898–November 26, 1961) was an American teacher, editor, and Republican Party politician from Concord, New Hampshire.
Bridges ran for the position of governor of New Hampshire in 1934, and won.
Bridges was reelected to four subsequent six-year terms in 1942, 1948, 1954 and again in 1960, although he did not complete his final term due to his death.
Style sheet - encyclopedia article about Style sheet. (1291 words)
Style sheets are a common feature in most popular desktop publishing and word processing programs, including Adobe InDesign, PageMaker, QuarkXPress and Microsoft Word, though they may be referred to using slightly different terminology.
To apply a style to a portion of text, most programs allow users to select a the text with their mouse and then click on the desired style in the style sheet window.
In this case, the style could be programmed to apply the bold, sans serif typeface at the start of a new paragraph until it encounters a colon.
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