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Harry G. Haskell Jr.
Harry G. Haskell Jr. (Delaware Congressman).jpg
From Pocket Congressional Directory of the 85th Congress (1957).
Mayor of Wilmington, Delaware
In office
January 7, 1969 – January 9, 1973
Preceded byJohn E. Babiarz Sr.
Succeeded byThomas C. Maloney
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Delaware's At-large district
In office
January 3, 1957 – January 3, 1959
Preceded byHarris B. McDowell Jr.
Succeeded byHarris B. McDowell Jr.
Personal details
Born(1921-05-27)May 27, 1921
Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.
DiedJanuary 16, 2020(2020-01-16) (aged 98)
Chadds Ford Township, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Alma materPrinceton University
Occupationbusinessman
Military service
AllegianceUnited States of America
Branch/serviceUnited States Coast Guard
Years of service1943 – 1946
RankLieutenant
Battles/warsWorld War II

Harry Garner Haskell Jr. (May 27, 1921 – January 16, 2020) was an American businessman and Republican politician. He was from Wilmington. He was mayor of Wilmington from 1969 to 1973 and represented Delaware in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1957 to 1959.[1]

Haskell Jr. died in Chadds Ford Township, Pennsylvania on January 16, 2020 at the age of 98.[2]

References

  1. Cohen, Celia (2002). Only in Delaware, Politics and Politicians in the First State. Newark, Delaware: Grapevine Publishing. 
  2. Former U.S. Congressman and Mayor of Wilmington dies

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