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  Percy, Le Roy
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NameLe Roy Percy
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, Mississippi , United States
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Born November 09, 1860
Died December 24, 1929 (69 years)
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Jun 22, 2011 12:00am
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InfoPERCY, Le Roy, a Senator from Mississippi; born near Greenville, Washington County, Miss., on November 9, 1860; attended the public schools; graduated from the University of the South, Sewanee, Tenn., in 1879 and from the law department of the University of Virginia at Charlottesville in 1881; admitted to the bar in 1881 and commenced practice in Greenville, Miss.; also interested in agricultural pursuits; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Anselm J. McLaurin and served from February 23, 1910, to March 3, 1913; unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1912; member of the United States Joint Immigration Commission 1910; resumed the practice of law in Greenville, Miss.; also supervised his extensive land acreage holdings; director of the Federal Reserve Board branch at St. Louis, Mo., from 1914 until his death on December 24, 1929, in Memphis, Tenn., while en route to his home in Mississippi; interment in Greenville Cemetery, Greenville, Miss.


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  08/01/1911 MS US Senate - D Primary Lost 16.25% (-43.71%)
  02/22/1910 MS US Senate - Appointment Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
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