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Charles Irwin Stengle (December 5, 1869 - November 23, 1953) was a U.S. Representative from New York.

Born in Savageville, Virginia, Stengle attended the public schools. He was graduated from Goldey College, Wilmington, Delaware, in 1890. Chaplain of the Delaware house of representatives in 1898. He engaged in newspaper work in Norfolk and Fredericksburg, Virginia, and in New York City 1910-1917. Secretary of the municipal civil service commission of New York City from January 1, 1918, to January 1, 1923, when he resigned.

Stengle was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1923-March 3, 1925). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1924 to the Sixty-ninth Congress. He was appointed by President Coolidge in 1925 as a lieutenant colonel, Specialist Reserves, attached to The Adjutant General's Office. He was editor of the National Farm News. Legislative representative of the American Federation of Government Employees from 1934 until his retirement in August 1953. He died at Shaftos Corner, New Shrewsbury, New Jersey, November 23, 1953. He was interred in Monmouth Memorial Park.


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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Warren I. Lee
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 6th congressional district

Succeeded by
Andrew L. Somers

PD-icon.svg This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.


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