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  Fess, Simeon D.
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NameSimeon D. Fess
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Yellow Springs, Ohio , United States
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Born December 11, 1861
DiedDecember 23, 1936 (75 years)
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InfoRepresentative and a Senator from Ohio; born on a farm near Harrod, Allen County, Ohio, December 11, 1861; attended the country schools; graduated from the Ohio Northern University at Ada in 1889; taught American history at Ohio Northern University 1889-1896, graduated from its law department in 1894, dean of the law department 1896-1900, and vice president of the university 1900-1902; graduate student and lecturer at the University of Chicago 1902-1907; president of Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio, 1907-1917; editor and author; delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1912; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-third and to the four succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1913-March 3, 1923); chairman, Committee on Education (Sixty-sixth and Sixty-seventh Congresses); did not seek renomination, having become a candidate for Senator; chairman of the Republican National Congressional Committee 1918-1922; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1922; reelected in 1928 and served from March 4, 1923, to January 3, 1935; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1934; Republican whip 1929-1933; chairman, Committee on the Library (Sixty-ninth through Seventy-second Congresses); chairman of the Republican National Committee 1930-1932; engaged in literary pursuits; died in Washington, D.C., December 23, 1936; interment in Glen Forest Cemetery, Yellow Springs, Ohio.


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  11/06/1934 OH US Senate Lost 39.41% (-20.53%)
  00/00/1931 RNC Chair Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/1928 OH US Senate Won 60.73% (+21.66%)
  11/07/1922 OH US Senate Won 50.90% (+3.18%)
  11/02/1920 OH - District 07 Won 60.99% (+21.98%)
  11/05/1918 OH - District 07 Won 61.61% (+24.09%)
  11/07/1916 OH - District 07 Won 94.81% (+89.95%)
  11/03/1914 OH - District 07 Won 58.74% (+23.75%)
  11/05/1912 OH - District 06 Won 49.19% (+2.15%)
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Supreme Court - Associate Justice - May 07, 1930 R John J. Parker