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Charles Jasper Bell (January 16, 1885 – January 21, 1978) was a U.S. Representative from Missourimarker.

Born in Lake City, Coloradomarker, Bell attended the country schools in Jackson County, Missourimarker, Lees Summit (Missouri) High School, and the University of Missourimarker.He was graduated from Kansas City (Missouri) School of Law in 1913.He was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Kansas City, Missourimarker.He served as member of the city council of Kansas City 1926-1930.He served as member of the committee to draft the administrative code which comprises the general law of Kansas City, Missourimarker.He served as judge of the circuit court of Jackson County, Missourimarker, from 1931 until his resignation in 1934.

Bell was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-fourth and to the six succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1935-January 3, 1949).He served as chairman of the Committee on Elections No. 1 (Seventy-sixth and Seventy-seventh Congresses), Committee on Insular Affairs (Seventy-eighth and Seventy-ninth Congresses).He served as member of the Filipino Rehabilitation Commission in 1945 and 1946.He was not a candidate for reelection in 1948 to the Eighty-first Congress.He resumed the practice of law.Managing private investments.He died in Kansas City, Missourimarker, January 21, 1978.He was interred in Blue Springs Cemetery, Blue Springs, Missourimarker.


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