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  James, Benjamin F.
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NameBenjamin F. James
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Radnor Township, Pennsylvania , United States
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Born August 01, 1885
DiedJanuary 26, 1961 (75 years)
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Jan 12, 2015 07:55pm
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InfoJAMES, Benjamin Franklin, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Philadelphia, Pa., August 1, 1885; attended the public schools of Philadelphia and continued education extensively in graphic arts; moved to Radnor Township, Delaware County, Pa., in 1910; during the First World War enlisted in the United States Army and was assigned to the Central Officers Training School; honorably discharged in November 1918 as second lieutenant, United States Army Reserves; former president and chairman of the board of directors of the Franklin Printing Co., Philadelphia, Pa. (founded in 1728 by Benjamin Franklin); member of the Radnor Township Board of Commissioners 1929-1936; served in the State house of representatives 1939-1947; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-first and to the four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1949-January 3, 1959); was not a candidate for renomination in 1958; died in Bryn Mawr, Pa., January 26, 1961; interment in Arlington Cemetery, Drexel Park, Upper Darby Township, Pa.

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  11/06/1956 PA - District 07 Won 61.91% (+23.82%)
  04/24/1956 PA District 07 - R Primary Won 79.13% (+66.67%)
  11/02/1954 PA - District 07 Won 60.88% (+21.76%)
  11/04/1952 PA - District 07 Won 61.69% (+23.39%)
  11/07/1950 PA - District 07 Won 62.67% (+25.35%)
  11/02/1948 PA - District 07 Won 61.34% (+23.58%)
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