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  Sweeney, Thomas "Tom"
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AffiliationRepublican   
NameThomas "Tom" Sweeney
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Wheeling, West Virginia , United States
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Born November 18, 1903
DiedSeptember 09, 1973 (69 years)
ContributorJoshua L.
Last ModifedRBH
Aug 11, 2017 04:13am
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InfoSweeney, Thomas (b. 1903) -- also known as Tom Sweeney -- of Wheeling, Ohio County, W.Va. Born in Wheeling, Ohio County, W.Va., November 18, 1903. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Ohio County, 1934; member of West Virginia state senate 1st District, 1939-42; candidate for U.S. Senator from West Virginia, 1940, 1946, 1954; delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1948; candidate for U.S. Representative from West Virginia 1st District, 1968. Presbyterian. Member, Elks; Kiwanis; Alpha Delta Phi. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


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  11/05/1968 WV District 1 Lost 46.14% (-7.73%)
  05/14/1968 WV District 1 - R Primary Won 48.82% (+4.07%)
  05/08/1956 WV US Senate - Special R Primary Lost 30.22% (-11.31%)
  11/02/1954 WV US Senate Lost 45.18% (-9.64%)
  11/05/1946 WV US Senate Lost 49.67% (-0.65%)
  11/05/1940 WV US Senate Lost 43.67% (-12.65%)
  05/14/1940 WV US Senate - R Primary Won 39.76% (+9.71%)
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