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HARDEN, Cecil Murray

HARDEN, Cecil Murray
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(1894 - 1984)

HARDEN, Cecil Murray, a Representative from Indiana; born in Covington, Fountain County, Ind., November 21, 1894; graduated from the public schools of Covington, Ind., 1912; attended the University of Indiana, Bloomington, Ind.; teacher; Republican National committeewoman from Indiana, 1944-1959, 1964-1972; delegate at large to the Republican National Conventions in 1948, 1952, 1956, and 1968; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-first and to the four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1949-January 3, 1959); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Eighty-sixth Congress in 1958; special assistant for women´s affairs to Postmaster General, Washington, D.C., March 1959 to March 1961; member, National Advisory Committee for the White House Conference on Aging, 1972-1973; died on December 5, 1984, in Lafayette, Ind.

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