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Richard Pillsbury Gale

Richard Pillsbury Gale, American congressman. Member Minnesota state legislature, 1939-1940; member 77th and 78th Congresses (1941-1945), 3d Minnesota District; Member Mound School Board, 8 years Trustee Blake School, Hopkins, Minnesota; Member Minnesota Farm Bureau, Zeta Psi.

Background

  • Gale, Richard Pillsbury was born on October 30, 1900 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. Son of Edward Chenery and Sarah (Pillsbury) Gale.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Yale University, 1922. Student Minnesota Agricultural School, Minneapolis, 1923.

    Career

    • Began farming, 1923.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Conglist

    Membership

    Member Minnesota state legislature, 1939-1940. Member 77th and 78th Congresses (1941-1945), 3d Minnesota District. Member Mound School Board, 8 years Trustee Blake School, Hopkins, Minnesota.

    Member Minnesota Farm Bureau, Zeta Psi.

    Connections

    • Married Isobel Rising, August 8, 1923. Children: Richard Pillsbury, Alfred Gale.
    • father: Edward Chenery Gale
    • mother: Sarah (Pillsbury) Gale
    • spouse: Isobel Rising
    • children: Richard Pillsbury Gale
    • Alfred Gale
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    Died December 4, 1973
    (aged 73)
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