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  Johnson, Royal C.
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AffiliationRepublican   
NameRoyal C. Johnson
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Aberdeen, South Dakota , United States
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Born October 03, 1882
DiedAugust 02, 1939 (56 years)
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Jan 01, 2015 03:18am
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InfoJOHNSON, Royal Cleaves, a Representative from South Dakota; born in Cherokee, Cherokee County, Iowa, October 3, 1882; moved with his parents to Highmore, Hyde County, S.Dak., March 19, 1883; attended the public schools; was graduated from the law department of the University of South Dakota at Vermilion in 1906; was admitted to the bar in 1906 and commenced practice in Highmore, S.Dak.; assistant State’s attorney of Hyde County in 1906 and 1907 and State’s attorney of the same county in 1908 and 1909; moved to Aberdeen, S.Dak., in 1913 and resumed the practice of law; attorney general of South Dakota 1910-1914; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fourth and to the eight succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1915-March 3, 1933); chairman, Committee on Expenditures in the Department of War (Sixty-seventh and Sixty-eighth Congresses), Committee on World War Veterans’ Legislation (Sixty-eighth through Seventy-first Congresses); was not a candidate for renomination in 1932; during the First World War he absented himself from the House and on January 5, 1918, enlisted in the U.S. Army; served in the Three Hundred and Thirteenth Infantry as private, sergeant, second lieutenant, and first lieutenant; awarded the Distinguished Service Cross by the United States Government and the Croix de Guerre with gold star by the Republic of France; practiced law in Washington, D.C.; died on August 2, 1939, in Washington, D.C.; interment in Arlington National Cemetery.


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  07/01/1932 US President - R Primaries Lost 2.69% (-44.81%)
  05/03/1932 SD US President - R Primary Won 64.72% (+29.45%)
  11/04/1930 SD District 02 Won 52.38% (+5.42%)
  11/06/1928 SD District 02 Won 57.24% (+15.52%)
  11/02/1926 SD District 02 Won 64.34% (+28.67%)
  11/04/1924 SD District 02 Won 60.27% (+44.87%)
  11/07/1922 SD District 02 Won 64.52% (+31.63%)
  11/02/1920 SD District 02 Won 62.26% (+36.73%)
  11/05/1918 SD District 02 Won 72.05% (+44.10%)
  11/07/1916 SD District 02 Won 60.15% (+25.50%)
  11/03/1914 SD District 02 Won 58.05% (+24.15%)
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