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  Carlson, Frank
NameFrank Carlson
Concordia, Kansas , United States
Born January 23, 1893
DiedMay 30, 1987 (94 years)
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last ModifedRBH
Dec 27, 2014 12:50pm
InfoBorn in Concordia, Cloud County, Kans., January 23, 1893; attended the public schools, Concordia (Kans.) Normal and Business College, and Kansas State College at Manhattan; during the First World War served as a private in the United States Army 1918-1919; engaged in agricultural pursuits and stock raising; member, State house of representatives 1929-1933; chairman of the Republican State committee 1932-1934; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-fourth and to the five succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1935-January 3, 1947); was not a candidate for renomination in 1946; Governor of Kansas from 1947 until his resignation in November 1950, having been elected a Senator; chairman of the Interstate Oil Compact Commission in 1949; chairman of the National Governors´┐Ż Conference in 1950; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1950 to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Clyde M. Reed for the term ending January 3, 1951, and also for the full term commencing January 3, 1951; reelected in 1956, and again in 1962; and served from November 29, 1950, to January 3, 1969; was not a candidate for reelection in 1968; chairman, Committee on Post Office and Civil Service (Eighty-third Congress); died in Concordia, Kans., May 30, 1987; interment in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.



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  08/08/1968 US President - R Convention Lost 1.06% (-64.82%)
  11/06/1962 KS US Senate Won 62.44% (+26.50%)
  08/07/1962 KS US Senate - R Primary Won 86.94% (+73.87%)
  11/06/1956 KS US Senate Won 57.90% (+17.43%)
  08/07/1956 KS US Senate - R Primary Won 77.91% (+55.83%)
  11/07/1950 KS US Senate Won 54.25% (+10.42%)
  11/07/1950 KS US Senate Special Won 55.17% (+10.34%)
  11/02/1948 KS Governor Won 57.00% (+16.56%)
  11/05/1946 KS Governor Won 53.50% (+9.48%)
  11/07/1944 KS - District 06 Won 66.04% (+32.09%)
  11/03/1942 KS District 6 Won 64.17% (+28.33%)
  11/05/1940 KS District 6 Won 60.90% (+21.80%)
  11/08/1938 KS District 6 Won 63.36% (+26.73%)
  11/03/1936 KS District 6 Won 52.03% (+4.07%)
  11/06/1934 KS District 6 Won 51.14% (+2.28%)
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Aug 30, 1967 D Thurgood Marshall