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  Nye, Gerald P.
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NameGerald P. Nye
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Cooperstown, North Dakota , United States
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Born December 19, 1892
DiedJuly 17, 1971 (78 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifedRBH
Jul 10, 2019 05:13pm
Tags Caucasian - Very Liberal - Government Reform - Isolationist - Pro-Labor - Married - Freemason - Lutheran - Straight -
InfoNYE, Gerald Prentice, a Senator from North Dakota; born in Hortonville, Outagamie County, Wis., December 19, 1892; attended the public schools; engaged in newspaper work in Wisconsin and Iowa; moved to North Dakota in 1915; publisher of the Billings County Pioneer, and later editor and publisher of the Griggs County Sentinel-Courier; unsuccessful candidate in 1924 for election to the Sixty-ninth Congress

US Senate (R-ND) 1925-1945; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1944; chairman, Committee on Public Lands and Surveys (Seventieth through Seventy-second Congresses), Special Committee on Investigation of the Munitions Industry (1934-1938)

President of Records Engineering, Inc., Washington, D.C., 1937-1959; special assistant for elderly housing, Federal Housing Administration 1960-1964; member of staff, Senate Committee on Aging 1964-1968; lawyer in Washington, D.C., 1964-1971; was a resident of Chevy Chase, Md., until his death on July 17, 1971, in Washington, D.C.; interment in Fort Lincoln Cemetery.

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  06/25/1946 ND US Senate - Special Election Lost 15.24% (-40.31%)
  03/14/1946 ND US Senate - R Nomination Lost 16.02% (-31.31%)
  11/07/1944 ND US Senate Lost 33.04% (-12.15%)
  06/27/1944 ND US Senate - R Primary Won 33.98% (+0.86%)
  11/08/1938 ND US Senate Won 50.12% (+7.56%)
  06/28/1938 ND US Senate - R Primary Won 51.45% (+2.90%)
  11/08/1932 ND US Senate Won 72.30% (+44.85%)
  06/29/1932 ND US Senate - R Primary Won 67.94% (+35.88%)
  11/02/1926 ND US Senate Won 69.58% (+57.36%)
  06/30/1926 ND US Senate - R Primary Won 50.31% (+9.57%)
  06/30/1926 ND US Senate - Special Election Won 50.20% (+12.73%)
  11/14/1925 ND US Senate - Appointment Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/1924 ND District 02 Lost 46.84% (-5.38%)
  11/04/1924 ND District 02 - Special Election Lost 49.04% (-1.91%)
ENDORSEMENTS
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Apr 15, 1939 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - May 07, 1930 NPA Reject
ND US President - Nov 04, 1924 R Robert Marion La Follette