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  Jones, Jr., Robert E.
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NameRobert E. Jones, Jr.
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Scottsboro, Alabama , United States
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Born June 12, 1912
Died June 04, 1997 (84 years)
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Infoborn in Scottsboro, Jackson County, Ala., June 12, 1912; attended the public schools and was graduated from the law department of the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, January 7, 1937; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Scottsboro, Ala.; elected judge of Jackson County Court in July 1940; reelected in absentia in May 1945 and served until October 1946; served in the United States Navy as a gunnery officer in both the Atlantic and Pacific theaters from December 1943 until February 1946; elected as a Democrat to the Eightieth Congress, by special election, January 28, 1947, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of John J. Sparkman; reelected to the fourteen succeeding Congresses and served from January 28, 1947, to January 3, 1977; chairman, Committee on Public Works and Transportation (Ninety-fourth Congress); was not a candidate for reelection in 1976 to the Ninety-fifth Congress; died June 4, 1997.



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  11/05/1974 AL District 05 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/07/1972 AL District 5 Won 74.19% (+49.76%)
  05/02/1972 AL District 5 - D Primary Won 78.24% (+56.48%)
  11/03/1970 AL District 8 Won 84.85% (+76.41%)
  11/05/1968 AL District 8 Won 76.06% (+61.03%)
  11/08/1966 AL District 8 Won 72.20% (+44.40%)
  11/03/1964 AL District 8 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  06/02/1964 AL At-Large - D Runoff Won 11.05% (-0.84%)
  05/05/1964 AL District 8 - D Primary Won 68.62% (+37.24%)
  11/06/1962 AL At-Large Won 9.63% (-1.38%)
  11/06/1962 US Rep. from Alabama Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  05/29/1962 AL At-Large - D Runoff Won 10.75% (-0.97%)
  11/08/1960 AL District 8 Won 79.16% (+58.32%)
  11/04/1958 AL - District 8 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/1956 AL - District 8 Won 80.72% (+61.44%)
  11/02/1954 AL - District 8 Won 91.62% (+83.25%)
  11/04/1952 AL - District 8 Won 87.34% (+74.69%)
  11/07/1950 AL - District 8 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/1948 AL - District 8 Won 88.36% (+76.73%)
  01/28/1947 AL District 8 - Special Election Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  10/22/1946 AL District 8 - Special D Runoff Won 60.22% (+20.43%)
  09/24/1946 AL District 8 - Special D Primary Won 22.69% (+3.21%)
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