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  Blaz, Ben Garrido
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<-  1985-01-01  
 
NameBen Garrido Blaz
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, Guam , United States
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Born February 14, 1928
DiedJanuary 08, 2014 (85 years)
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InfoVincente T. Garrido "Ben" Blaz

BLAZ, Ben Garrido, a Delegate from Guam; born in Agana, Guam, February 14, 1928; lived on the island during the 3 years of Japanese occupation during World War II; was graduated from the University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Ind., in 1951; received an M.A. from George Washington University, Washington, D.C., in 1963; was graduated from the Naval War College, Newport, R.I., in 1971; commissioned a second lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Corps in 1951, awarded the Legion of Merit, Bronze Medal with Combat ā€œVā€, Navy Commendation Medal, and the Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry, and retired with the rank of brigadier general in 1980; professor at the University of Guam 1983-1984; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-ninth and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1985-January 3, 1993); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1992 to the One Hundred Third Congress; is a resident of Ordot, Guam.

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  11/03/1992 Guam Delegate to US House Lost 44.70% (-10.61%)
  11/06/1990 Guam Delegate to US House Won 55.12% (+12.76%)
  11/08/1988 Guam Delegate to US House Won 54.66% (+9.32%)
  11/04/1986 Guam Delegate to US House Won 64.64% (+29.28%)
  11/06/1984 Guam Delegate to US House Won 50.57% (+1.13%)
  11/02/1982 Guam Delegate to US House Lost 48.27% (-3.47%)
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