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  Curtis, Thomas B.
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NameThomas B. Curtis
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Webster Groves, Missouri , United States
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Born May 14, 1911
Died January 10, 1993 (81 years)
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Infoborn in St. Louis, Mo., May 14, 1911; attended the public schools of Webster Groves, Mo.; Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., A.B., 1932, and M.A., 1951; Washington University, St. Louis, Mo., LL.B., 1935; Westminster College, J.D., 1964; was admitted to the bar in 1934 and commenced the practice of law in St. Louis, Mo.; member of the Board of Election Commissioners of St. Louis County in 1942; served in the United States Navy from April 8, 1942, until discharged as a lieutenant commander December 21, 1945; member of the Missouri State Board of Law Examiners 1947-1950; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-second and to the eight succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1951-January 3, 1969); was not a candidate for reelection in 1968 to the House of Representatives but was an unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States Senate; delegate to the Republican National Convention, 1964, 1976 and 1980; vice president and general counsel, Encyclopedia Britannica, 1969-1973; unsuccessful candidate for the United States Senate in 1974; chairman, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, 1972-1973; chairman, Federal Election Commission from April 1975 to May 1976; consultant, National Association of Technical and Trade Schools; was a resident of Pier Cove, Mich., until his death in Allegan, Mich., on January 10, 1993.


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  11/05/1974 MO US Senate Lost 39.28% (-20.79%)
  08/06/1974 MO US Senate - R Primary Won 81.89% (+71.76%)
  11/05/1968 MO US Senate Lost 48.99% (-2.03%)
  08/06/1968 MO US Senate - R Primary Won 84.52% (+73.77%)
  11/08/1966 MO District 2 Won 66.22% (+32.45%)
  11/03/1964 MO District 2 Won 53.14% (+6.27%)
  11/06/1962 MO District 2 Won 56.33% (+12.67%)
  08/07/1962 MO District 2 - R Primary Won 90.19% (+80.38%)
  11/08/1960 MO District 2 Won 56.70% (+13.40%)
  11/04/1958 MO District 2 Won 51.91% (+3.83%)
  11/06/1956 MO District 2 Won 51.84% (+3.67%)
  11/02/1954 MO District 2 Won 54.70% (+9.40%)
  08/03/1954 MO District 2 - R Primary Won 90.22% (+80.45%)
  11/04/1952 MO District 2 Won 56.89% (+13.77%)
  08/05/1952 MO District 2 - R Primary Won 86.08% (+76.57%)
  11/07/1950 MO District 12 Won 50.88% (+1.85%)
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MO US President - R Primary - Mar 08, 1988 R Robert J. "Bob" Dole