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  Jones, Sr., Walter B.
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NameWalter B. Jones, Sr.
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Farmville, North Carolina , United States
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Born August 19, 1913
Died September 15, 1992 (79 years)
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InfoJONES, Walter Beaman, Sr., (father of Walter Beaman Jones, Jr.), a Representative from North Carolina; born in Fayetteville, Hoke County, N.C., August 19, 1913; attended Elise Academy, Hemp, N.C.; B.S., North Carolina State University, Raleigh, N.C., 1934; businessman; mayor of Farmville, N.C., 1949-1953; member of the North Carolina state general assembly, 1955-1959; member of the North Carolina state senate, 1965; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-ninth Congress, by special election to fill the vacancy caused by the death of United States Representative Herbert C. Bonner, and reelected to the thirteen succeeding Congresses (February 5, 1966-September 15, 1992); chairman, Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries (Ninety-seventh through One Hundred Second Congresses); died on September 15, 1992, in Norfolk, Va.

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  11/06/1990 NC District 1 Won 64.79% (+29.57%)
  11/08/1988 NC District 1 Won 65.19% (+30.39%)
  11/04/1986 NC District 1 Won 69.53% (+39.08%)
  11/06/1984 NC District 1 Won 67.12% (+34.25%)
  05/08/1984 NC District 1 - D Primary Won 61.49% (+22.98%)
  11/02/1982 NC District 1 Won 81.29% (+63.52%)
  06/29/1982 NC District 01 - D Primary Won 82.86% (+65.72%)
  11/04/1980 NC District 01 Won 99.97% (+99.95%)
  05/06/1980 NC District 01 - D Primary Won 79.45% (+58.90%)
  11/07/1978 NC District 1 Won 80.11% (+60.22%)
  05/02/1978 NC District 01 - D Primary Won 82.02% (+68.28%)
  11/02/1976 NC District 01 Won 75.88% (+53.33%)
  08/17/1976 NC District 01 - D Primary Won 66.76% (+33.53%)
  11/05/1974 NC District 01 Won 77.45% (+54.92%)
  05/07/1974 NC District 01 - D Primary Won 89.65% (+79.31%)
  11/07/1972 NC District 1 Won 68.83% (+37.67%)
  11/03/1970 NC District 1 Won 70.22% (+42.90%)
  05/02/1970 NC District 01 - D Primary Won 87.07% (+74.14%)
  11/05/1968 NC District 01 Won 66.22% (+32.45%)
  05/04/1968 NC District 01 - D Primary Won 76.57% (+66.53%)
  11/08/1966 NC District 1 Won 61.34% (+22.69%)
  02/05/1966 NC District 01 - Special Election Won 60.33% (+20.69%)
  12/18/1965 NC District 01 - Special Election - D Primary Won 66.05% (+50.71%)
  05/28/1960 NC District 01 - D Primary Lost 41.58% (-16.85%)
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