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  Howard, Edgar
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NameEdgar Howard
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Columbus, Nebraska , United States
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Born September 16, 1858
DiedJuly 19, 1951 (92 years)
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Infoa Representative from Nebraska; born in Osceola, Clarke County, Iowa, September 16, 1858; attended the common schools, Western Collegiate Institute, and Iowa College of Law; reporter and city editor of various newspapers until 1884; editor of the Papillion (Nebr.) Times 1884-1900; was admitted to the bar in 1886 and commenced practice in Papillion, Nebr.; member of the State house of representatives 1894-1896; probate judge of Sarpy County 1896-1900; delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1896; purchased the Weekly Telegram of Columbus, Nebr., in 1900 and made it a daily publication in 1922; Lieutenant Governor of Nebraska 1917-1919; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-eighth and to the five succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1923-January 3, 1935); chairman, Committee on Indian Affairs (Seventy-second and Seventy-third Congresses); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1934 to the Seventy-fourth Congress and for election in 1938 to the Seventy-sixth Congress; resumed the newspaper publishing business in Columbus, Nebr., where he died July 19, 1951; interment in Columbus Cemetery.

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RACES
  11/08/1938 NE - District 03 Lost 24.72% (-50.56%)
  11/06/1934 NE - District 03 Lost 41.93% (-16.14%)
  08/14/1934 NE District 3 - D Primary Won 36.55% (+3.17%)
  11/08/1932 NE - District 03 Won 66.03% (+36.71%)
  11/04/1930 NE - District 03 Won 69.28% (+38.56%)
  11/06/1928 NE - District 03 Won 54.85% (+9.69%)
  11/02/1926 NE - District 03 Won 60.68% (+31.56%)
  11/04/1924 NE - District 03 Won 57.45% (+14.89%)
  11/07/1922 NE - District 03 Won 48.38% (+2.66%)
  08/20/1918 NE US Senate - D Primary Lost 13.64% (-35.18%)
  11/06/1900 NE - District 02 Lost 47.08% (-4.67%)
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