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  Bulkley, Robert J.
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NameRobert J. Bulkley
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Cleveland, Ohio , United States
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Born September 08, 1880
DiedJuly 21, 1965 (84 years)
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InfoRepresentative and a Senator from Ohio; born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, October 8, 1880; attended the University School, Cleveland, Ohio, and was graduated from Harvard University in 1902; studied at Harvard Law School; was admitted to the bar in 1906 and commenced practice in Cleveland, Ohio; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-second and Sixty-third Congresses (March 4, 1911-March 3, 1915); during the First World War served as chief of the legal section of the War Industries Board 1917-1918; resumed the practice of law; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate on November 4, 1930, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Theodore E. Burton; reelected in 1932 and served from December 1, 1930, to January 3, 1939; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1938; chairman, Committee on Manufactures (Seventy-third through Seventy-fifth Congresses); engaged in banking; resumed the practice of law; during the Second World War served as a member of the board of appeals in visa cases; died in Cleveland, Ohio, July 21, 1965; interment in Lakeview Cemetery.



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  07/01/1952 US President - D Primaries Lost 3.77% (-60.79%)
  11/08/1938 OH US Senate Lost 46.38% (-7.25%)
  11/08/1932 OH US Senate Won 52.53% (+6.76%)
  11/04/1930 OH US Senate - Special Election Won 54.78% (+9.56%)
  11/05/1912 OH - District 21 Won 42.88% (+14.43%)
  11/08/1910 OH - District 21 Won 48.14% (+3.66%)
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