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  Hancock, Mel
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NameMel Hancock
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Springfield, Missouri , United States
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Born September 14, 1929
DiedNovember 06, 2011 (82 years)
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InfoLt. Melton Donald "Mel" Hancock

Representative from Missouri; born in Cape Fair, Stone County, Mo., September 14, 1929; attended schools in Carthage, Mo., Topeka, Kans., and Springfield, Mo.; B.S., Southwest Missouri State University, 1951; served in the United States Air Force, 1951-1953; second lieutenant, United States Air Force Reserve, 1953-1965; engaged in the insurance business, 1959-1969; owner of a security equipment leasing company; unsuccessful candidate for the Republican nomination for United States Senator in 1982; unsuccessful candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Missouri, 1984; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred First and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1989-January 3, 1997); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Fifth Congress.

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  11/08/1994 MO District 7 Won 57.28% (+17.55%)
  11/03/1992 MO District 7 Won 61.64% (+23.28%)
  08/04/1992 MO District 7 - R Primary Won 77.13% (+61.54%)
  11/06/1990 MO District 7 Won 52.15% (+4.29%)
  08/07/1990 MO District 7 - R Primary Won 85.72% (+76.64%)
  11/08/1988 MO District 7 Won 53.11% (+6.93%)
  08/02/1988 MO District 7 - R Primary Won 38.80% (+3.27%)
  11/06/1984 MO Lt. Governor Lost 46.18% (-7.64%)
  08/07/1984 MO Lt. Governor - R Primary Won 46.93% (+10.57%)
  08/03/1982 MO US Senate - R Primary Lost 20.89% (-53.02%)
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MO District 7 - R Primary - Aug 03, 2010 R Billy Long