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  Dalzell, John
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NameJohn Dalzell
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania , United States
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Born April 19, 1845
DiedOctober 02, 1927 (82 years)
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Oct 11, 2008 03:58pm
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InfoDALZELL, John, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in New York City April 19, 1845; moved with his parents to Pittsburgh, Pa., in 1847; attended the common schools and the Western University of Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, Pa.; was graduated from Yale College with the class of 1865; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1867 and commenced practice in Pittsburgh, Pa.; elected as a Republican to the Fiftieth and to the twelve succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1887-March 3, 1913); chairman, Committee on Pacific Railroads (Fifty-first Congress), Committee on Rules (Sixty-first Congress); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1912; delegate to the Republican National Conventions in 1904 and 1908; Regent of the Smithsonian Institution 1906-1913; retired in Washington, D.C.; died while on a visit to Altadena, Los Angeles County, Calif., October 2, 1927; interment in Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Pa.

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  04/13/1912 PA District 30 - R Primary Lost 39.85% (-0.98%)
  11/08/1910 PA - District 30 Won 46.52% (+19.13%)
  11/03/1908 PA - District 30 Won 58.20% (+30.13%)
  11/06/1906 PA - District 30 Won 65.08% (+35.05%)
  11/08/1904 PA - District 30 Won 79.04% (+63.85%)
  11/04/1902 PA - District 30 - Initial Election Won 95.13% (+92.54%)
  01/15/1901 PA US Senate - Special Election Lost 13.71% (-38.71%)
  11/06/1900 PA - District 22 Won 69.74% (+42.27%)
  11/08/1898 PA - District 22 Won 66.55% (+37.93%)
  11/03/1896 PA - District 22 Won 69.02% (+38.44%)
  11/06/1894 PA - District 22 Won 76.56% (+57.04%)
  01/17/1893 PA US Senate Lost 0.39% (-64.57%)
  11/08/1892 PA - District 22 Won 58.29% (+17.31%)
  11/04/1890 PA - District 22 Won 60.86% (+22.41%)
  11/06/1888 PA - District 22 Won 61.97% (+25.12%)
  11/02/1886 PA - District 22 Won 50.72% (+12.21%)
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