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  Roush, John Edward
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NameJohn Edward Roush
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Huntington, Indiana , United States
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Born September 12, 1920
Died March 26, 2004 (83 years)
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Infoborn in Barnsdall, Osage County, Okla., September 12, 1920; moved with parents to Huntington, Ind., in 1924; attended the public schools in Huntington; was graduated from Huntington College in 1942; served as an Infantry officer with the United States Army 1942-1946; graduated from Indiana University School of Law in 1949; was admitted to the bar in 1949 and commenced the practice of law in Huntington, Ind.; served one term in the Indiana State legislature in 1949; in 1950 was recalled to active duty in the United States Army and served as a Counterintelligence Corps agent until separated from the service in June 1952; elected prosecuting attorney of Huntington County in 1954 for a four-year term and served until elected to Congress; vice president of the board of trustees of Huntington College 1958-1960; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-sixth and to the four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1959-January 3, 1969); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1968 to the Ninety-first Congress; resumed the practice of law; elected to the Ninety-second and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1971-January 3, 1977); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1976 to the Ninety-fifth Congress; Director, regional and intergovernmental operations for the Environmental Protection Agency, 1977-1979; resumed the practice of law in 1979; chairman of the board of Huntington College, 1981-1987; is a resident of Huntington, Ind.


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  11/02/1976 IN District 04 Lost 44.59% (-9.79%)
  05/04/1976 IN District 4 - D Primary Won 86.61% (+73.22%)
  11/05/1974 IN District 04 Won 51.86% (+5.32%)
  05/07/1974 IN District 4 - D Primary Won 90.16% (+80.32%)
  11/07/1972 IN District 4 Won 51.50% (+3.00%)
  11/03/1970 IN District 4 Won 51.87% (+3.75%)
  11/05/1968 IN District 4 Lost 48.58% (-2.84%)
  11/08/1966 IN District 5 Won 51.11% (+2.22%)
  05/03/1966 IN District 05 - D Primary Won 77.26% (+54.52%)
  11/03/1964 IN District 5 Won 55.18% (+10.36%)
  11/06/1962 IN District 5 Won 51.64% (+3.28%)
  11/08/1960 IN District 5 Won 50.02% (+0.05%)
  05/03/1960 IN District 05 - D Primary Won 82.84% (+65.67%)
  11/04/1958 IN District 5 Won 53.68% (+7.36%)
  05/08/1956 IN District 05 - D Primary Lost 22.39% (-12.37%)
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