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Charles D. Millard

Charles Dunsmore Millard (December 1, 1873 – December 11, 1944) was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from New York.

Charles Dunsmore Millard
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Campaign button, circa 1934
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 25th district
In office
March 4, 1931 – September 29, 1937
Preceded byJ. Mayhew Wainwright
Succeeded byRalph A. Gamble
Personal details
Born(1873-12-01)December 1, 1873
Tarrytown, New York
DiedDecember 11, 1944(1944-12-11) (aged 71)
New York City
Political partyRepublican Party
Alma materBrown University
New York University School of Law


Millard was born in Tarrytown, New York. He attended Phillips Academy, Brown University, and New York University School of Law. He was Supervisor of the Town of Greenburgh (a member of the Board of Supervisors of Westchester County) from 1907 to 1931. He was elected to Congress in 1930 and represented New York's 25th congressional district from March 4, 1931 until his resignation on September 29, 1937 to serve as surrogate of Westchester County. He retired in 1943.

He committed suicide on December 11, 1944, by jumping from the Henry Hudson Bridge in New York City.[1]


  • United States Congress. "Charles D. Millard (id: M000709)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  1. ^ EX-JUDGE MILLARD LEAPS TO HIS DEATH in The New York Times on December 12, 1944 (subscription required)
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
J. Mayhew Wainwright
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 25th congressional district

Succeeded by
Ralph A. Gamble