Richard Pillsbury Gale

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Richard Pillsbury Gale
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Minnesota's 3rd district
In office
January 3, 1941 – January 3, 1945
Preceded by John G. Alexander
Succeeded by William Gallagher
Personal details
Born (1900-10-30)October 30, 1900
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Died December 4, 1973(1973-12-04) (aged 73)
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Political party Republican
Alma mater Yale University

Richard Pillsbury Gale (October 30, 1900 – December 4, 1973) was a U.S. Representative from Minnesota; born in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota; attended the public schools of Minneapolis, The Blake School at Hopkins, Minnesota, Minnesota Farm School, and University of Minnesota at Minneapolis; was graduated from Yale University in 1922; became engaged in agricultural pursuits and securities in 1923; member of the Minnesota House of Representatives in 1939 and 1940; member of the Mound School Board for eight years; trustee of Blake School at Hopkins; elected as a Republican to the 77th and 78th congresses, (January 3, 1941 – January 3, 1945); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1944 to the 79th congress; author of newspaper articles on social, economic, and political life of people in various foreign countries; returned to agricultural pursuits and resided at his Wickham Farm near Mound; died in Minneapolis, December 4, 1973; interment in Lakewood Cemetery.


U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
John G. Alexander
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Minnesota's 3rd congressional district

Succeeded by
William Gallagher