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  Lemke, William
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AffiliationRepublican  
 
NameWilliam Lemke
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Fargo, North Dakota , United States
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Born August 13, 1878
DiedMay 30, 1950 (71 years)
ContributorMr. Techno
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Dec 13, 2014 01:56am
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Infoa Representative from North Dakota; born in Albany, Stearns County, Minn., August 13, 1878; attended the public schools; was graduated from the University of North Dakota at Grand Forks in 1902 and Yale University in 1905; studied law at the University of North Dakota and Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.; was admitted to the bar in 1905 and commenced practice at Fargo, N.Dak.; member of the national executive committee of the National Nonpartisan League 1917-1921; chairman of the Republican State committee 1916-1920; attorney general of North Dakota in 1921 and 1922; Union Party candidate for President in 1936; elected as a Nonpartisan on the Republican ticket to the Seventy-third and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1933-January 3, 1941); renominated as a Republican in 1940; later withdrew and was an unsuccessful Independent candidate for election to the United States Senate; resumed the practice of law; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-eighth and to the three succeeding Congresses and served from January 3, 1943, until his death in Fargo, N.Dak., May 30, 1950; interment in Riverside Cemetery.

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FAMILY
Wife Isabelle McIntyre Lemke Apr 16, 1910-
Daughter Mary Eleanor Lemke 0000-
Son Robert McIntyre Lemke 0000-
Son William Frederick Lemke, Jr. 1912-2007

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  11/02/1948 ND At-Large Won 41.45% (+1.22%)
  06/29/1948 ND At-Large - R Primary Won 28.88% (+0.51%)
  11/05/1946 ND At-Large Won 37.35% (+0.40%)
  06/25/1946 ND At-Large - R Primary Won 30.20% (+1.14%)
  11/07/1944 ND At-Large Won 29.73% (+2.82%)
  06/27/1944 ND At-Large - R Primary Won 29.72% (+6.49%)
  11/03/1942 ND At-Large Won 23.55% (+0.00%)
  06/30/1942 ND At-Large - R Primary Won 27.23% (+0.00%)
  11/05/1940 ND US Senate Lost 35.06% (-3.05%)
  06/25/1940 ND At-Large - R Primary Won 30.73% (+1.12%)
  11/08/1938 ND At-Large Won 37.34% (+0.99%)
  06/28/1938 ND At-Large - R Primary Won 26.46% (+0.00%)
  12/14/1936 US President Lost 0.00% (-98.49%)
  11/03/1936 ND At-Large Won 29.29% (+3.40%)
  11/03/1936 US President National Vote Lost 1.95% (-58.84%)
  08/15/1936 US President - NUSJ Endorsement Won 99.99% (+99.98%)
  06/19/1936 US President - Un Convention Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/1934 ND At-Large Won 30.56% (+6.29%)
  06/27/1934 ND At-Large - R Primary Won 37.15% (+15.90%)
  11/08/1932 ND At-Large Won 31.81% (+0.00%)
  06/29/1932 ND At-Large - R Primary Won 25.00% (+0.00%)
  11/02/1926 ND US Senate Lost 3.21% (-66.37%)
  11/07/1922 ND Governor Lost 42.35% (-15.30%)
  10/28/1921 ND Attorney General - Recall Lost 48.44% (-3.11%)
  11/02/1920 ND Attorney General Won 51.96% (+3.93%)
ENDORSEMENTS
US House Speaker - Jan 05, 1937 R Fred L. Crawford
US House Speaker - Mar 09, 1933 MFL Paul John Kvale