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  Bailey, Warren W.
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NameWarren W. Bailey
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Johnstown, Pennsylvania , United States
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Born January 08, 1855
DiedNovember 09, 1928 (73 years)
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Dec 20, 2014 04:53pm
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InfoBAILEY, Warren Worth, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in New Winchester, Hendricks County, Ind., January 8, 1855; moved to Illinois with his parents, who settled in Edgar County in 1863; attended the country schools; became a telegrapher, at which he worked until 1875, when he joined the Kansas (Ill.) News and learned the printing trade; engaged in the publishing business with his brother at Carlisle, Ind., in 1877; subsequently they purchased the Vincennes News, which they published until 1887; moved to Chicago in 1887 and became a member of the staff of the Daily News and later of the Evening Mail; moved to Johnstown, Pa., in 1893 and published the Daily Democrat, devoted to the single-tax principle; unsuccessful Democratic candidate for election in 1906 to the Sixtieth Congress; delegate at large to the Democratic National Convention at Baltimore in 1912; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-third and Sixty-fourth Congresses (March 4, 1913-March 3, 1917); chairman, Committee on Mileage (Sixty-third Congress), Committee on Expenditures in the Department of Justice (Sixty-fourth Congress); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1916 to the Sixty-fifth Congress and for election in 1920, 1922, and 1926 to the Sixty-seventh, Sixty-eighth, and Seventieth Congresses, respectively; unsuccessfully contested the election of Anderson H. Walters to the Sixty-ninth Congress; resumed journalism in Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa., where he died November 9, 1928; interment in Grandview Cemetery.

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  11/02/1926 PA - District 20 Lost 37.71% (-17.10%)
  11/07/1922 PA - District 20 Lost 40.92% (-1.05%)
  11/02/1920 PA - District 19 Lost 28.78% (-27.44%)
  11/07/1916 PA - District 19 Lost 46.77% (-3.66%)
  11/03/1914 PA - District 19 Won 35.78% (+1.17%)
  11/05/1912 PA - District 19 Won 31.78% (+2.19%)
  11/06/1906 PA - District 19 Lost 6.17% (-44.38%)
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