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Reuben L. Haskell

Reuben L. Haskell
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 10th district
In office
March 4, 1915 – December 31, 1919
Preceded by Herman A. Metz
Succeeded by Lester D. Volk
Personal details
Born (1878-10-05)October 5, 1878
Brooklyn, New York
Died October 2, 1971(1971-10-02) (aged 92)
Westwood, New Jersey
Political party Republican

Reuben Locke Haskell (October 5, 1878 – October 2, 1971) was a U.S. Representative from New York.

Born in Brooklyn, New York, Haskell was graduated from Hempstead High School, Long Island, New York, in 1894. He attended Ithaca High School in 1894 and 1895, New York City Law School in 1896, and 1897 and Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, LL.B., 1898. He was admitted to the bar in 1899 and commenced practice in New York City. He served with the Twenty-second Regiment of New York Volunteers during the Spanish-American War. He served in the Thirteenth Regiment of the National Guard, Company I and Company G, as private, corporal, and sergeant 1899-1902. He served as delegate to the Republican National Conventions in 1908 and 1920. Counsel to the county clerk of Kings County 1908 and 1909. Secretary for the Borough of Brooklyn 1910-1913. Deputy commissioner of public works for the Borough of Brooklyn 1913-1915. He served as member of the Republican State committee 1907-1913 and 1914-1919. He was an unsuccessful candidate for election in 1912 to the Sixty-third Congress.

Haskell was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fourth Congress. He was reelected to the two succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1915, to December 31, 1919, when he resigned. He served as chairman of the Committee on Expenditures in the Department of the Navy ([[66th United States

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