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  Hardwick, Thomas W.
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NameThomas W. Hardwick
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Sandersville, Georgia , United States
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Born December 09, 1872
DiedJanuary 31, 1944 (71 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
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Jul 14, 2015 10:38pm
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InfoHARDWICK, Thomas William, a Representative and a Senator from Georgia; born in Thomasville, Thomas County, Ga., on December 9, 1872; attended the common schools and Mercer University, Macon, Ga.; graduated from the law department of the University of Georgia at Athens in 1893; admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Sandersville, Ga.; prosecuting attorney for Washington County 1895-1897; member, State house of representatives 1898-1902; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-eighth and to the five succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1903, to November 2, 1914, when he resigned; chairman, Committee on Coinage, Weights, and Measures (Sixty-second and Sixty-third Congresses); elected on November 3, 1914, as a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Augustus O. Bacon and served from November 4, 1914, to March 3, 1919; unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1918; chairman, Committee on Expenditures in the Post Office Department (Sixty-third and Sixty-fourth Congresses), Committee on Immigration (Sixty-fifth Congress), Committee on Industrial Expositions (Sixty-fifth Congress); Governor of Georgia 1921-1923; unsuccessful candidate for nomination to the United States Senate in 1922 and 1924; resumed the practice of law, with offices in Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Ga., and Sandersville, Ga.; died in Sandersville, Ga., January 31, 1944; interment in the Old City Cemetery.


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  09/14/1932 GA Governor - D Primary Lost 12.73% (-29.29%)
  10/17/1922 GA US Senate - D Primary Lost 32.85% (-21.80%)
  09/13/1922 GA Governor - D Primary Lost 40.56% (-17.56%)
  11/02/1920 GA Governor Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  10/06/1920 GA Governor - D Runoff Won 55.25% (+10.51%)
  09/08/1920 GA Governor - D Primary Won 42.87% (+3.66%)
  11/03/1914 GA US Senate - Special Election Won 68.96% (+37.93%)
  11/05/1912 GA - District 10 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/08/1910 GA - District 10 Won 75.33% (+50.67%)
  11/03/1908 GA - District 10 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/1906 GA - District 10 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/08/1904 GA - District 10 Won 91.61% (+83.23%)
  11/04/1902 GA - District 10 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
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