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  Graham, Louis E.
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AffiliationRepublican  
  1953-01-01  
 
NameLouis E. Graham
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Beaver, Pennsylvania , United States
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Born August 04, 1880
DiedNovember 09, 1965 (85 years)
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Jan 04, 2015 05:13pm
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InfoGRAHAM, Louis Edward, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in New Castle, Lawrence County, Pa., August 4, 1880; moved with his parents to Beaver, Pa., in 1893; attended preparatory school and Beaver (Pa.) High School; was graduated from Washington and Jefferson College, Washington, Pa., in 1901; served as deputy sheriff of Beaver County, Pa., 1903-1906; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1906 and commenced practice in Beaver, Pa.; district attorney of Beaver County 1912-1924 and deputy attorney general of Pennsylvania 1924-1927; chief legal adviser of the former sixth Federal prohibition district 1927-1929; served as United States attorney for the western district of Pennsylvania November 7, 1929, to September 1, 1933; special assistant to the Attorney General of the United States in the Pittsburgh, Pa., vote-fraud cases 1934-1936; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-sixth and to the seven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1939-January 3, 1955); chairman, Joint Committee on Immigration and Nationality Policy (Eighty-third Congress); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1954 to the Eighty-fourth Congress; resumed the practice of law in Beaver, Pa.; died in the Rochester, Pa., Hospital November 9, 1965; interment in Beaver Cemetery, Beaver, Pa.

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  11/02/1954 PA - District 25 Lost 46.54% (-6.91%)
  11/04/1952 PA - District 25 Won 50.44% (+0.89%)
  11/07/1950 PA - District 25 Won 52.43% (+4.86%)
  11/02/1948 PA - District 25 Won 52.57% (+5.15%)
  11/05/1946 PA - District 25 Won 58.84% (+17.68%)
  11/07/1944 PA - District 25 Won 50.44% (+0.88%)
  11/03/1942 PA - District 26 Won 58.46% (+16.92%)
  11/05/1940 PA - District 26 Won 50.94% (+1.89%)
  11/08/1938 PA - District 26 Won 52.38% (+5.54%)
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