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  Graham, George S.
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AffiliationRepublican  
  1900-01-01  
 
NameGeorge S. Graham
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania , United States
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Born September 13, 1850
DiedJuly 04, 1931 (80 years)
ContributorChronicler
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Sep 13, 2020 02:34pm
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InfoGRAHAM, George Scott, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Philadelphia, Pa., September 13, 1850; attended the public schools, and was privately tutored; was graduated from the law department of the University of Pennsylvania at Philadelphia in 1870; was admitted to the bar in 1871 and commenced practice in Philadelphia; member of the select council of Philadelphia 1877-1880; unsuccessful candidate for district attorney of Philadelphia County in 1877; district attorney of Philadelphia County 1880-1899; declined to be a candidate for further election and resumed the practice of law in Philadelphia and New York City; professor of criminal law and procedure in the University of Pennsylvania 1887-1898; delegate to the Republican National Conventions in 1892 and 1924; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-third and to the nine succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1913, until his death at his summer home in Islip, N.Y., July 4, 1931; chairman, Committee on the Judiciary (Sixty-eighth through Seventy-first Congresses); interment in Woodlawn Cemetery, New York City.

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  11/06/1928 PA - District 02 Won 64.57% (+29.51%)
  11/02/1926 PA - District 02 Won 91.28% (+83.43%)
  11/04/1924 PA - District 02 Won 82.69% (+68.73%)
  06/12/1924 US Vice President - R Convention Lost 3.07% (-22.81%)
  11/07/1922 PA - District 02 Won 85.37% (+72.52%)
  11/02/1920 PA - District 02 Won 78.73% (+60.94%)
  11/05/1918 PA District 02 Won 81.51% (+64.50%)
  11/07/1916 PA District 2 Won 75.97% (+53.36%)
  11/03/1914 PA - District 02 Won 77.36% (+56.47%)
  11/05/1912 PA - District 02 Won 50.70% (+24.66%)
  04/13/1912 PA - District 02 - R Primary Won 79.37% (+71.43%)
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