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  Harrop, Roy M.
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NameRoy M. Harrop
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Omaha, Nebraska , United States
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Born November 10, 1889
DiedJune 24, 1971 (81 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
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Feb 02, 2011 05:32pm
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InfoHARROP, ROY M. - agricultural advocate from Nebraska who was active in several different political parties.

Born 11/10/1889 in Roca NE, the son of John Harrop.

Married M.S. "Dess" Harrop; no children.

Worked as a civil engineer.

Candidate for NE Railroad Commissioner 1918

Candidate for US House (Prg-NE) 1922, 1924

Candidate for Omaha City Council

Nominated for Vice President by the People's Progressive Party and the National Independent (Greenback) Parties, 1924

Attorney in Omaha NE 1926-1971, admitted to the bar of the US Supreme Court 1961

Candidate for Governor (Prg-NE) 1926

Candidate for nomination for Governor (R-NE) 1928

Candidate for US Senate (FL-NE) 1932

National Chairman, Farmer Labor Party 1935

Chairman of the American Prosperity Plan Convention, 1936

President, Gold Mining Corp., 1936

Contender for nomination for Vice President at the Farmer Labor Party National Convention, 1936

Candidate for US House (Union-NE) 1936

Candidate for nomination in the following Democratic state primaries: Governor, 1942; Atty Gen., 1944; Lt. Gov., 1946

Candidate for Democratic nomination, US President, 1948

Candidate for Omaha Public Power District, 1960

Active in several civic organizations, often holding positions of prominence: Anti-Tax League of America; Nebraska Security League; Citizens and Taxpayers League of Omaha; National Commercial Travelers Economic Security Foundaion; Western State Mining and Business Men's Assn; Public Welfare Union; Omaha Citizens Commission.

Died 6/24/1971 in Omaha NE

James T. Havel, U.S. Presidential Candidates and the Elections, vol. 1, p. 261.

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  06/11/1946 NE Lt. Governor - D Primary Lost 21.63% (-56.74%)
  04/11/1944 NE Attorney General - D Primary Lost 20.06% (-40.32%)
  08/11/1942 NE Governor - D Primary Lost 10.32% (-57.48%)
  11/08/1932 IA US Senate Lost 0.12% (-54.03%)
  11/02/1926 NE Governor Lost 1.19% (-48.62%)
  11/04/1924 NE - District 02 Lost 8.76% (-46.71%)
  11/07/1922 NE - District 02 Lost 5.58% (-42.59%)
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