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Wesley Powell

governor of New Hampshire.

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