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  Runnels, Harold L.
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AffiliationDemocratic  
 
NameHarold L. Runnels
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Lovington, New Mexico , United States
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Born March 17, 1924
DiedAugust 05, 1980 (56 years)
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Sep 25, 2012 05:53pm
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InfoRepresentative from New Mexico; born in Dallas, Dallas County, Tex., March 17, 1924; attended the Dallas public schools, and Cameron State Agricultural College, Lawton, Okla.; enlisted in the United States Army Air Force Reserve as a private, December 1942-July 1943; employed by Federal Bureau of Investigation, Washington, D.C., 1942; manager, Magnolia Amusement Co., Magnolia, Ark., 1945-1951; moved to Lovington, N.Mex., in 1951 and became partner in Southland Supply Co., in 1952; formed Runnels Mud Co., in 1953, and RunCo Acidizing & Fracturing Co., in 1964; a founder of the Permian Basin Petroleum Association, 1960; member, New Mexico senate, 1960-1970; delegate to New Mexico State Democratic conventions, 1960-1979; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-second and to the four succeeding Congresses and served from January 3, 1971, until his death in New York City August 5, 1980; interment in Rest Haven Memorial Gardens, Lovington, N.Mex.


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FAMILY
Wife Dorothy Runnels Mar 25, 1944-Aug 05, 1980
Son Mike Runnels 1945-2015

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RACES
  06/03/1980 NM District 2 - D Primary Won 80.16% (+60.31%)
  11/07/1978 NM District 02 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/1976 NM District 02 Won 70.33% (+40.66%)
  11/05/1974 NM District 02 Won 66.74% (+34.87%)
  11/07/1972 NM District 02 Won 72.17% (+44.35%)
  11/03/1970 NM District 02 Won 50.81% (+2.71%)
  08/27/1968 NM District 2 - D Primary Lost 48.03% (-3.95%)
ENDORSEMENTS
US Vice President - Appointment - Dec 19, 1974 NPA Reject