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  Madden, Ray J.
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NameRay J. Madden
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Gary, Indiana , United States
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Born February 25, 1892
Died September 28, 1987 (95 years)
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Infoborn in Waseca, Waseca County, Minn., February 25, 1892; attended the public schools and Sacred Heart Academy in his native city; the law department of Creighton University, Omaha, Nebr., LL.B., 1913; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Omaha, Nebr.; elected municipal judge of Omaha, Nebr., in 1916, resigning during the First World War to serve in the United States Navy; engaged in the practice of law in Gary, Ind.; city comptroller of Gary 1935-1938; treasurer of Lake County, Ind., 1938-1942; delegate to every State convention since 1936; delegate to every Democratic National Convention from 1940 through 1968; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-eighth and to the sixteen succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1943-January 3, 1977); co-chairman, Joint Committee on Organization of Congress (Eighty-ninth and Ninetieth Congresses), chairman, Committee on Rules (Ninety-third and Ninety-fourth Congresses); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1976 to the Ninety-fifth Congress; was a resident of Washington, D.C., until his death there on September 28, 1987; interment in Arlington National Cemetery.



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  05/04/1976 IN District 01 - D Primary Lost 34.26% (-21.75%)
  11/05/1974 IN District 01 Won 68.63% (+37.27%)
  05/07/1974 IN District 1 - D Primary Won 74.69% (+61.27%)
  11/07/1972 IN District 1 Won 56.89% (+13.77%)
  05/02/1972 IN District 1 - D Primary Won 46.47% (+4.57%)
  11/03/1970 IN District 1 Won 65.64% (+31.27%)
  05/05/1970 IN District 1 - D Primary Won 35.83% (+6.99%)
  11/05/1968 IN District 1 Won 56.74% (+13.69%)
  05/07/1968 IN District 1 - D Primary Won 45.57% (+22.31%)
  11/08/1966 IN District 1 Won 58.30% (+16.61%)
  05/03/1966 IN District 01 - D Primary Won 70.15% (+52.45%)
  11/03/1964 IN District 1 Won 63.66% (+27.68%)
  05/05/1964 IN District 01 - D Primary Won 66.76% (+50.31%)
  11/06/1962 IN District 1 Won 60.50% (+21.47%)
  05/08/1962 IN District 01 - D Primary Won 55.36% (+25.60%)
  11/08/1960 IN District 1 Won 64.71% (+29.62%)
  11/04/1958 IN District 1 Won 66.43% (+33.43%)
  11/06/1956 IN District 1 Won 52.56% (+5.35%)
  11/02/1954 IN District 1 Won 61.42% (+23.28%)
  11/04/1952 IN District 1 Won 56.36% (+13.05%)
  11/07/1950 IN District 1 Won 52.56% (+5.54%)
  11/02/1948 IN District 1 Won 60.65% (+22.07%)
  11/05/1946 IN District 1 Won 51.92% (+5.14%)
  05/07/1946 IN District 1 - D Primary Won 73.93% (+54.21%)
  11/07/1944 IN District 1 Won 61.30% (+23.23%)
  11/03/1942 IN District 1 Won 53.55% (+7.11%)
  05/05/1942 IN District 1 - D Primary Won 53.83% (+15.98%)
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