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Wesley Powell

Wesley Powell, American governor of New Hampshire. Served in AAC, 1943-1946, with bomber commanded European Theatre of Operations.

Background

  • Powell, Wesley was born on October 13, 1915 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States. Son of Samuel Wesley and Mary (Gosse) Powell.

  • Education

    • Student of University N.H. Bachelor of Laws, Southern Methodist U.

    Career

    • Administrative assistant to Senator Styles Bridges, 1940-1943, 46-49. Governor N.H., 1959-1963. Lawyer, Portsmouth, 1963-1981.

      Chairman United States Government's Conference, 1961-1962. Chairman New England Government's Conference, 1960-1963. President Council of State Govts., 1962.

    Membership

    Served in AAC, 1943-1946, with bomber commanded European Theatre of Operations.

    Connections

    • Married Beverly Swain, 1942. Children: Samuel, Peter, Nancy.
    • father: Samuel Wesley Powell
    • mother: Mary (Gosse) Powell
    • spouse: Beverly Swain
    • children: Samuel Powell
    • Peter Powell
    • Nancy Powell
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    Died January 6, 1981
    (aged 65)
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