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  Coffee, Harry B.
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NameHarry B. Coffee
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Chadron, Nebraska , United States
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Born March 16, 1890
Died October 03, 1972 (82 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
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Feb 19, 2013 02:50am
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InfoCOFFEE, Harry Buffington, a Representative from Nebraska; born near Harrison, Sioux County, Nebr., March 16, 1890; attended the public schools at Chadron, Nebr.; University of Nebraska at Lincoln, A.B., 1913; engaged in the real estate and insurance business in Chadron, Nebr., 1914-1939; served as a second lieutenant in the Air Service in 1917 and 1918; organized the Coffee Cattle Co., Inc., in 1915 with extensive ranch holdings in Sioux County, Nebr.; also engaged in agricultural pursuits; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-fourth and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1935-January 3, 1943); was not a candidate for renomination in 1942, but was an unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic nomination to the United States Senate; president of a stockyard company and also of a terminal railway company from 1943 until 1961 when he was named chairman of the board; died in Omaha, Nebr., October 3, 1972; interment in Forest Lawn Cemetery.


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  08/11/1942 NE US Senate - D Primary Lost 29.07% (-12.02%)
  11/05/1940 NE - District 05 Won 58.05% (+16.10%)
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  11/06/1934 NE - District 05 Won 52.05% (+6.12%)
  08/14/1934 NE District 5 - D Primary Won 52.06% (+39.31%)
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