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  Jones, Woodrow W.
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AffiliationDemocratic  
 
NameWoodrow W. Jones
Address Rutherford County
Rutherfordton, North Carolina , United States
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Born January 26, 1914
Died November 25, 2002 (88 years)
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Aug 29, 2006 07:55pm
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InfoJONES, Woodrow Wilson, a Representative from North Carolina; born in Green Hill Township, Rutherford County, N.C., January 26, 1914; attended the public schools of Rutherford County, N.C.; graduated from Mars Hill College, Mars Hill, N.C., 1934; graduated from Wake Forest Law School, Winston-Salem, N.C., 1937; admitted to the bar in 1937; lawyer, private practice; United States Navy, World War II, 1943-1946.

Rutherfordton City Attorney 1940-1943
Prosecuting Attorney, Rutherford County Recorder's Court 1941-1943
NC House (D-Rutherford) 1947-1949

U.S. House (D-NC) 11/7/1950-1957

Delegate to all Democratic State Conventions, 1940-1960 and delegate to Democratic National Convention in 1960; chairman of North Carolina Democratic Executive Committee, 1958-1960; appointed by Gov. Luther Hodges as a member of state constitution commission, 1958-1960; appointed by President Lyndon B. Johnson as district judge of the United States Courts for the Western District of North Carolina and served as senior district judge, 1968-1985; died on November 25, 2002, in Rutherfordton, N.C.; interment in Rutherfordton City Cemetery, Rutherfordton, N.C.

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  11/02/1954 NC - District 11 Won 67.48% (+34.95%)
  11/04/1952 NC - District 11 Won 62.99% (+25.98%)
  11/07/1950 NC - District 11 Won 68.93% (+37.86%)
  11/07/1950 NC - District 10 - Special Election Won 67.29% (+34.57%)
  06/24/1950 NC - District 11 - D Runoff Won 58.35% (+16.70%)
  05/27/1950 NC - District 11 - D Primary Won 44.64% (+8.00%)
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