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Resignation from Appropriations

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Congressman Dudley White of Ohio wrote to Speaker William Bankhead to resign from the Committee on Appropriations because he was not seeking re-election to the House. He was, however, running to represent Ohio in the Senate. Congressman White decided to leave the committee early to allow another Representative enough time before the next Congress to “start familiarizing himself with the work.” Fellow Ohioan Earl R. Lewis was later chosen to replace him on the committee. White was not successful in his campaign for the Senate and left Congress in 1941. Not long after, he served in the United States Navy during World War II.

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