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  Luken, Thomas A.
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NameThomas A. Luken
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Born July 09, 1925
DiedJanuary 10, 2018 (92 years)
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InfoThomas Andrew "Tom" Luken

Representative from Ohio; born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, July 9, 1925; graduated from Purcell High School, 1942; A.B., Xavier University, Cincinnati, 1947; attended Bowling Green State University, Toledo, Ohio, 1943-1944; LL.B., Salmon P. Chase Law School, Cincinnati, 1950; served in the United States Marine Corps, 1943-1945, with rank of first lieutenant; admitted to the Ohio bar in 1950 and commenced practice in Cincinnati; city solicitor, city of Deer Park for four terms, 1955-1961; Federal district attorney, 1961-1964; member, Cincinnati City Council, 1964-1967, 1969-1971, 1973-1974; mayor of Cincinnati, 1971-1972; delegate, Democratic National Conventions, 1964, 1968; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-third Congress, by special election, March 5, 1974, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of William J. Keating, and served from March 5, 1974, to January 3, 1975; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1974 to the Ninety-fourth Congress; resumed the practice of law; elected to the Ninety-fifth and to the six succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1977-January 3, 1991); was not a candidate for renomination in 1990 to the One Hundred Second Congress; is a resident of Cincinnati, Ohio.

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FAMILY
Daughter Anne Hall 0000-
Son Charles J. Luken 1951-
Father Walter J. Luken 1886-1970
Brother James T. Luken 1921-1979

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RACES
  11/02/1993 Cincinnati City Council Won 6.26% (-0.97%)
  11/08/1988 OH District 1 Won 56.46% (+12.93%)
  11/04/1986 OH District 1 Won 61.73% (+23.45%)
  05/06/1986 OH District 01 - D Primary Won 87.51% (+75.01%)
  11/06/1984 OH District 1 Won 55.10% (+14.83%)
  05/08/1984 OH District 01 - D Primary Won 87.66% (+75.31%)
  11/02/1982 OH District 1 Won 63.48% (+29.76%)
  11/04/1980 OH District 2 Won 58.72% (+17.45%)
  11/07/1978 OH District 2 Won 52.36% (+4.71%)
  11/02/1976 OH District 02 Won 51.37% (+2.75%)
  06/08/1976 OH District 02 - D Primary Won 58.93% (+25.00%)
  11/05/1974 OH District 01 Lost 49.06% (-1.88%)
  03/05/1974 OH District 1 - Special Election Won 51.92% (+3.83%)
  11/30/1971 Cincinnati Mayor Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
ENDORSEMENTS
OH US President - Nov 08, 2016 R Donald Trump
OH US President - D Primary - May 03, 1988 D Al Gore
US Vice President - Appointment - Dec 19, 1974 NPA Reject