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  Fascell, Dante B.
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AffiliationDemocratic  
  1977-01-03  
 
NameDante B. Fascell
Address
Miami, Florida , United States
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Born March 09, 1917
DiedNovember 28, 1998 (81 years)
Contributoreddy 9_99
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Feb 22, 2022 03:45pm
Tags Italian - Cancer - Army - Protestant -
InfoBorn in Bridgehampton, Long Island, Suffolk County, N.Y., March 9, 1917; moved with his parents to Miami, Fla., in 1925; graduated from Ponce de Leon High School, Coral Gables, Fla., in 1933; from the law school of the University of Miami, J.D., 1938; was admitted to the bar in 1938 and commenced the practice of law in Miami; during the Second World War entered the Federal service with the Florida National Guard on January 6, 1941; commissioned a second lieutenant May 23, 1942; served in the African, Sicilian, and Italian campaigns, and separated from the service as a captain January 20, 1946; legal attach´┐Ż to the State legislative delegation from Dade County 1947-1950; member of the State house of representatives 1950-1954; appointed by the President to represent the United States at the Twenty-fourth General Assembly of the United Nations, 1969; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-fourth and to the eighteen succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1955-January 3, 1993); chairman, Committee on Foreign Affairs (Ninety-eighth through One Hundred Second Congresses); was not a candidate for renomination in 1992 to the One Hundred Third Congress; practiced law in Miami; presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President William Jefferson Clinton in 1998; died November 28, 1998, in Clearwater, Fla.


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RACES
  11/06/1990 FL District 19 Won 61.98% (+23.96%)
  11/08/1988 FL District 19 Won 72.39% (+44.78%)
  11/04/1986 FL District 19 Won 69.05% (+38.11%)
  11/06/1984 FL District 19 Won 64.26% (+28.52%)
  11/02/1982 FL District 19 Won 58.85% (+17.69%)
  11/04/1980 FL District 15 Won 65.37% (+30.74%)
  11/07/1978 FL District 15 Won 74.17% (+48.35%)
  11/02/1976 FL District 15 Won 70.42% (+40.85%)
  11/05/1974 FL District 15 Won 70.53% (+41.05%)
  11/07/1972 FL District 15 Won 56.84% (+13.67%)
  11/03/1970 FL District 12 Won 71.71% (+43.43%)
  11/05/1968 FL District 12 Won 57.04% (+14.08%)
  11/08/1966 FL District 12 Won 56.94% (+13.88%)
  11/03/1964 FL District 4 Won 63.90% (+27.83%)
  11/06/1962 FL District 4 Won 64.48% (+28.96%)
  05/08/1962 FL District 4 - D Primary Won 64.70% (+29.40%)
  11/08/1960 FL District 4 Won 70.49% (+40.99%)
  11/04/1958 FL District 4 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/1956 FL District 4 Won 60.92% (+21.84%)
  11/02/1954 FL District 4 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  05/04/1954 FL District 4 - D Primary Won 51.35% (+31.65%)
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