BALDRIGE, Howard Malcolm, (1894 - 1985)


BALDRIGE, Howard Malcolm, a Representative from Nebraska; born in Omaha, Nebr., June 23, 1894; attended the public schools and was graduated from the Omaha High School; attended Phillips Academy, Andover, Mass., and was graduated from Yale University in 1918; during the First World War served as captain of Battery F, Three Hundred and Thirty-eighth Field Artillery; was graduated from the Nebraska Law School, at Lincoln, in 1921; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Omaha, Nebr.; served in the State house of representatives in 1923; delegate to the Republican National Conventions in 1924 and 1928; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-second Congress (March 4, 1931-March 3, 1933); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1932 to the Seventy-third Congress; resumed the practice of law; during the Second World War entered the Army on June 10, 1942, as a major in the Air Corps and was discharged as a colonel on October 25, 1945; resumed the practice of law with offices in New York City, and Washington, D.C.; was a resident of Washington, Conn., until his death, January 19, 1985, in Southbury, Conn.; interment in New North Cemetery, Woodbury, Conn.