MLK Library
BREWSTER, Daniel Baugh (1923-2007)
Senate Years of Service: 1963-1969

BREWSTER, DANIEL BAUGH, a Representative and a Senator from Maryland; born in Baltimore County, Md., November 23, 1923; educated at Gilman School, Baltimore, Md., St. Paul's School, Concord, N.H., Princeton University, and Johns Hopkins University; during the Second World War enlisted as a private in the United States Marine Corps in 1942; commissioned as a second lieutenant in 1943 and served until 1946; graduated from the University of Maryland Law School in 1949; admitted to the bar in 1949 and commenced practice in Towson, Md.; member, Maryland house of delegates 1950-1958; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-sixth and Eighty-seventh Congresses (January 3, 1959-January 3, 1963); was not a candidate for renomination in 1962; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1962 and served from January 3, 1963, to January 3, 1969; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1968; after indictment in 1969, trial, conviction, and reversal, pleaded no contest in 1975 to a felony charge of accepting an illegal gratuity while a United States Senator; farmer; was a resident of Glyndon, Md., until his death due to liver cancer on August 19, 2007; cremated, ashes interred at St. Thomas Episcopal Church Cemetery, Owings Mills, Md.

Johns Hopkins University
Milton S. Eisenhower Library
Baltimore, MD
Papers: In the Francis White papers, 1913-1961.

Maryland Historical Society
Baltimore, MD
Papers: Letters (1960) in the George L. Radcliffe papers; and in Citizens Committee for the Preservation of Assateague Island records, 1964-1965.

University of Maryland
Historical Manuscripts, Special Collections
College Park, MD
Papers: 1959-1972. 79.25 linear feet. Includes subject files and correspondence, reports, memoranda, and photographs covering his Senate career. Subjects include civil rights, commerce, foreign relations, education, Social Security, and Vietnam. Finding aid.
Additional Papers: Correspondence in Lathrop E. Smith papers, 1930-1972.

University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
Papers: In the Louis Shecter miscellaneous manuscripts collection, 1965.

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