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  Michel, Robert H.
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AffiliationRepublican  
<-  1985-01-01  
 
NameRobert H. Michel
Address
Peoria, Illinois , United States
EmailNone
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Born March 02, 1923
DiedFebruary 17, 2017 (93 years)
ContributorRalphie
Last ModifedRP
Feb 17, 2017 10:00am
Tags Conservative - Pro-Life - Apostolic Christian -
InfoRepresentative from Illinois; born in Peoria, Peoria County, Ill., March 2, 1923; attended the public schools; served with the Thirty-ninth Infantry Regiment as a combat infantryman in England, France, Belgium, and Germany from February 10, 1943, to January 26, 1946; was wounded by machine gun fire; awarded two Bronze Stars, the Purple Heart, and four battle stars; B.S., Bradley University, Peoria, Ill., 1948; administrative assistant to Representative Harold Velde, 1949-1956; delegate, Republican National Conventions, 1964-1988; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-fifth and to the eighteen succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1957-January 3, 1995); not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Fourth Congress; minority whip (Ninety-fourth through Ninety-sixth Congresses), minority leader (Ninety-seventh through One Hundred Third Congresses).


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RACES
  01/07/1997 US House Speaker Lost 0.23% (-49.88%)
  01/05/1993 US House Speaker Lost 40.37% (-18.79%)
  12/01/1992 US House Minority Leader Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/03/1992 IL District 18 Won 57.77% (+15.54%)
  01/03/1991 US House Speaker Lost 38.55% (-22.43%)
  12/01/1990 US House Minority Leader Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/1990 IL District 18 Won 98.44% (+97.02%)
  06/06/1989 US House Speaker Lost 39.33% (-20.86%)
  01/03/1989 US House Speaker Lost 40.00% (-19.53%)
  12/01/1988 US House Minority Leader Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/08/1988 IL District 18 Won 54.71% (+9.41%)
  03/15/1988 IL District 18-R Primary Won 85.78% (+71.57%)
  01/06/1987 US House Speaker Lost 40.33% (-18.88%)
  12/01/1986 US House Minority Leader Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/1986 IL District 18 Won 62.61% (+25.21%)
  01/03/1985 US House Speaker Lost 41.18% (-16.94%)
  12/01/1984 US House Minority Leader Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/1984 IL District 18 Won 61.05% (+22.10%)
  01/03/1983 US House Speaker Lost 37.17% (-25.18%)
  12/01/1982 US House Minority Leader Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/1982 IL District 18 Won 51.62% (+3.25%)
  01/05/1981 US House Speaker Lost 43.54% (-12.44%)
  12/01/1980 US House Minority Leader Won 54.21% (+8.42%)
  11/04/1980 IL District 18 Won 62.15% (+24.30%)
  12/01/1978 US House Minority Whip Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/07/1978 IL District 18 Won 65.87% (+31.76%)
  12/01/1976 US House Minority Whip Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/1976 IL District 18 Won 57.73% (+15.46%)
  12/01/1974 US House Minority Whip Won 55.56% (+27.41%)
  11/05/1974 IL District 18 Won 54.76% (+9.52%)
  11/07/1972 IL District 18 Won 64.82% (+29.64%)
  11/03/1970 IL District 18 Won 66.01% (+32.03%)
  11/05/1968 IL District 18 Won 60.89% (+21.77%)
  11/08/1966 IL District 18 Won 58.44% (+16.88%)
  11/03/1964 IL District 18 Won 53.99% (+7.97%)
  04/14/1964 IL District 18-R Primary Won 98.41% (+96.82%)
  11/06/1962 IL District 18 Won 61.19% (+22.38%)
  11/08/1960 IL District 18 Won 59.26% (+18.52%)
  11/04/1958 IL District 18 Won 59.48% (+18.96%)
  11/06/1956 IL District 18 Won 58.80% (+17.59%)
  04/10/1956 IL District 18-R Primary Won 48.01% (+8.29%)
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