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  Bulow, William J.
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NameWilliam J. Bulow
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Beresford, South Dakota , United States
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Born January 13, 1869
DiedFebruary 26, 1960 (91 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifedRBH
Sep 20, 2015 04:21am
Tags German - Lutheran -
InfoBULOW, William John, a Senator from South Dakota; born on a farm near Moscow, Clermont County, Ohio, January 13, 1869; attended the public schools in Moscow, Ohio, and graduated from the law department of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 1893; admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Beresford, Union County, S.Dak., in 1894; member, State senate 1899; served as city attorney of Beresford, S.Dak., 1902-1912 and 1913-1927; mayor of Beresford 1912-1913; county judge of Union County, S.Dak., 1918; Governor of South Dakota 1927-1931; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1930; reelected in 1936 and served from March 4, 1931, to January 3, 1943; unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1942; chairman, Committee on the Civil Service (Seventy-third through Seventy-seventh Congresses); retired and resided in Washington, D.C., until his death there on February 26, 1960; interment in St. John’s Catholic Cemetery, Beresford, S.Dak.

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  05/05/1942 SD US Senate - D Primary Lost 27.80% (-36.79%)
  11/03/1936 SD US Senate Won 48.83% (+2.09%)
  11/04/1930 SD US Senate Won 51.63% (+3.26%)
  05/06/1930 SD US Senate - D Primary Won 73.88% (+47.76%)
  11/06/1928 SD Governor Won 52.48% (+5.55%)
  11/02/1926 SD Governor Won 47.38% (+7.06%)
  11/04/1924 SD Governor Lost 22.86% (-31.04%)
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