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  Pickle, J.J. "Jake"
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NameJ.J. "Jake" Pickle
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Austin, Texas , United States
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Born October 11, 1913
DiedJune 18, 2005 (91 years)
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Oct 11, 2021 12:14pm
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InfoJames Jarrell "Jake" Pickle

born in Big Spring, Howard County, Tex., October 11, 1913; educated in the public schools of Big Spring, Tex.; University of Texas at Austin, B.A., 1938; area director, National Youth Administration, 1938-1941; served three and a half years with the Navy in the Pacific during the Second World War; in 1946 entered the radio business in Austin, Tex.; engaged in public relations and advertising business, 1948-1956; director of Texas State Democratic executive committee, 1957-1960; appointed a member of Texas Employment Commission in 1961, resigning September 27, 1963, to be a candidate for Congress; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-eighth Congress, by special election, December 21, 1963, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Homer Thornberry; reelected to the fifteen succeeding Congresses, and served from December 21, 1963, to January 3, 1995; not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Fourth Congress.


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Jun 18, 2005 05:05pm Obituary Retired U.S. Rep. J.J. Pickle Dead at 91  Article None Entered 

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  11/03/1992 TX District 10 Won 67.67% (+41.46%)
  03/10/1992 TX District 10- D Primary Won 82.23% (+64.47%)
  11/06/1990 TX District 10 Won 64.88% (+33.55%)
  03/13/1990 TX District 10 - D Primary Won 88.70% (+82.24%)
  11/08/1988 TX District 10 Won 93.45% (+86.90%)
  11/04/1986 TX District 10 Won 72.32% (+44.64%)
  05/03/1986 TX District 10 - D Primary Won 81.02% (+62.04%)
  11/06/1984 TX District 10 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/1982 TX District 10 Won 90.14% (+83.63%)
  11/04/1980 TX District 10 Won 59.11% (+20.35%)
  05/03/1980 TX District 10 - D Primary Won 75.46% (+50.92%)
  11/07/1978 TX District 10 Won 76.32% (+52.64%)
  11/02/1976 TX District 10 Won 76.82% (+53.64%)
  05/01/1976 TX District 10 - D Primary Won 82.76% (+65.52%)
  11/05/1974 TX District 10 Won 80.42% (+60.84%)
  05/04/1974 TX District 10 - D Primary Won 67.28% (+38.47%)
  11/07/1972 TX District 10 Won 91.17% (+82.34%)
  11/03/1970 TX District 10 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/05/1968 TX District 10 Won 62.08% (+24.17%)
  05/04/1968 TX District 10 - D Primary Won 83.45% (+66.90%)
  11/08/1966 TX District 10 Won 74.28% (+49.70%)
  11/03/1964 TX District 10 Won 75.77% (+51.54%)
  12/21/1963 TX District 10 - Special Election Won 62.91% (+25.82%)
  11/09/1963 TX District 10 - Special Election Primary Won 35.26% (+1.93%)
ENDORSEMENTS
TX US President - D Primary - Mar 08, 1988 D Richard "Dick" Gephardt