Horace SEELY-BROWN, Jr., Congress, CT (1908-1982)


SEELY-BROWN, Horace, Jr., a Representative from Connecticut; born in Kensington, Montgomery County, Md., May 12, 1908; attended the public schools of Hoosick, N.Y.; was graduated from Hamilton College, Clinton, N.Y., in 1929; student at Yale University in 1929 and 1930; taught school in Hoosick, N.Y., 1930-1932 and in New Lebanon, N.Y., 1932-1934; moved to Pomfret, Conn., in 1934 and taught school until 1942; delegate to the Republican State conventions in 1938, 1940, and 1942; served as Air Operations Officer, Carrier Aircraft Service Unit No. 2, from February 1943 to January 1946; engaged in agricultural pursuits in 1946; elected as a Republican to the Eightieth Congress (January 3, 1947-January 3, 1949); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1948 to the Eighty-first Congress; elected to the Eighty-second and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1951-January 3, 1959); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1958 to the Eighty-sixth Congress; elected in 1960 to the Eighty-seventh Congress (January 3, 1961-January 3, 1963); was not a candidate for renomination in 1962 but was an unsuccessful candidate for the United States Senate in 1962; resumed agricultural pursuits; resided in Pomfret Center, Conn., until his death in Boca Raton, Fla. on April 9, 1982; interment in Christ Episcopal Church Cemetery, Pomfret Center, Conn.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present