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                        Cleveland CLEVELAND, James Colgate, a Representative from New Hampshire; born in Montclair, Essex County, N.J., June 13, 1920; attended public schools and Deerfield Academy; graduated from Colgate University, Hamilton, N.Y., in 1941, and from Yale Law School in 1948; enlisted in United States Army in December 1941 and served forty months overseas in the Pacific in the Fortieth Infantry Division and was discharged as a captain of Field Artillery, February 1946; was recalled to oversea duty in the Korean conflict from June 1951 to November 1952; awarded the Bronze Star for valor; after graduation from Yale in 1948 served briefly in the office of Senator Styles Bridges; was admitted to the bar in 1948 and began the practice of law in Concord and New London, N.H., in January 1949; organizer, incorporator, officer, and director of New London Trust Co.; member of the State senate, 1950-1962, and twice served as majority floor leader; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-eighth and to the eight succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1963-January 3, 1981); was not a candidate for reelection in 1980 to the Ninety-seventh Congress; died December 3, 1995.

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Representative 01/03/1963 01/03/1981 2 House of Representatives NH
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