Dowling Family Genealogy

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  • ID: I329840
  • Name: John Finley BALDWIN , Jr.
  • RELA: 13th cousin 4x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 28 JUN 1915 in Oakland, Alameda Co., CA
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from California BET 3 JAN 1955 AND 9 MAR 1966
  • Death: 9 MAR 1966 in Washington, D.C.
  • Burial: Oakmont Memorial Park, Pleasant Hill, Contra Costa Co., CA
  • Event: Pic John Finley Baldwin, Jr.
  • Note:
    BALDWIN, John Finley, Jr., a Representative from California; born in Oakland, Alameda County, Calif., June 28, 1915; graduated from San Ramon Valley Union High School in Danville, Calif., and from the University of California at Berkeley in 1935, majoring in accounting and finance; assistant manager of South-Western Publishing Co., of San Francisco, 1936-1941; enlisted as a private in the United States Army in April 1941; served as director of training, Army Finance School, in 1943 and 1944; Chief of Foreign Fiscal Affairs Branch, Office of Fiscal Director, War Department, in 1945, and executive officer, Office of Fiscal Director, Mediterranean Theater, in 1946; discharged as a lieutenant colonel in October 1946; decorated by Italian Government for work in the devaluation of the lira currency in 1946; graduated from the University of California Boalt Hall School of Law in Berkeley in 1949; was admitted to the bar in 1950 and commenced the practice of law in Martinez, Calif.; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-fourth and to the five succeeding Congresses, serving from January 3, 1955, until his death in Washington, D.C., on March 9, 1966; interment in Oakmont Memorial Park, Pleasant Hill, Calif.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

    Father: John Finley BALDWIN b: 20 DEC 1873 in San Ramon, Contra Costa Co., CA
    Mother: Helen LINEKIN b: 22 NOV 1875 in California

    Marriage 1 Spouse Unknown
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