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  Simpson, Richard M.
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AffiliationRepublican  
<-  1959-01-01  
 
NameRichard M. Simpson
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Huntingdon, Pennsylvania , United States
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Born August 30, 1900
DiedJanuary 07, 1960 (59 years)
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifedRBH
Jan 04, 2015 12:54am
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InfoSIMPSON, Richard Murray, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Huntingdon, Pa., August 30, 1900; attended the public schools; was graduated from the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa., in 1923 and from Georgetown Law School, Washington, D.C., in 1942; during the First World War served as a private in the Three Hundred and First Company, Tank Corps; engaged in the insurance business 1923-1937; served in the State house of representatives 1935-1937; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-fifth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Benjamin K. Focht; reelected to the Seventy-sixth and to the ten succeeding Congresses and served from May 11, 1937, until his death in Bethesda, Md., January 7, 1960; interment in Riverview Cemetery, Huntingdon, Pa.

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  11/04/1958 PA - District 18 Won 56.32% (+12.65%)
  11/06/1956 PA - District 18 Won 59.87% (+19.73%)
  11/02/1954 PA - District 18 Won 55.93% (+11.85%)
  11/04/1952 PA - District 18 Won 63.48% (+26.97%)
  11/07/1950 PA - District 17 Won 62.75% (+25.50%)
  11/02/1948 PA - District 17 Won 64.48% (+28.96%)
  11/05/1946 PA - District 17 Won 66.22% (+32.44%)
  11/07/1944 PA - District 17 Won 64.50% (+29.00%)
  11/03/1942 PA - District 18 Won 61.97% (+23.94%)
  11/05/1940 PA - District 18 Won 57.58% (+15.16%)
  11/08/1938 PA - District 18 Won 60.55% (+21.10%)
  05/11/1937 PA - District 18 - Special Election Won 57.96% (+15.92%)
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