Robert Cameron McEWEN, Congress, NY (1920-1997)


McEWEN, Robert Cameron, a Representative from New York; born in Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence County, N.Y., January 5, 1920; attended the public schools, the Mount Hermon (Mass.) School, the University of Vermont, the Wharton School of Finance and Commerce of the University of Pennsylvania; was graduated from Albany Law School in 1947; admitted to the bar in 1947; commenced practice in Ogdensburg, N.Y.; United States Army Air Corps, 1942-1946, and was discharged as a sergeant; member of the New York state senate, 1954-1964; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-ninth and to the seven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1965-January 3, 1981); was not a candidate for reelection to the Ninety-seventh Congress in 1980; appointed by President Reagan to the International Joint Commission, United States and Canada, 1981-1989; died on June 15, 1997, in Ogdensburg, N.Y.

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