BENNETT, Charles Edward, (1910 - 2003)


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BENNETT, Charles Edward, a Representative from Florida; born in Canton, St. Lawrence County, N.Y., December 2, 1910; attended the Tampa schools; J.D., University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla., 1934; lawyer, private practice; member of the Florida state house of representatives, 1941; United States Army, 1942-1947; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-first and to the twenty-one succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1949-January 3, 1993); chair, Committee on Standards of Official Conduct (Ninety-sixth Congress); was not a candidate for renomination to the One Hundred Third Congress in 1992; died on September 6, 2003, in Jacksonville, Fla.