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  Smith, Ora
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NameOra Smith
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Biggsville, Illinois , United States
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Born December 03, 1884
DiedJuly 31, 1965 (80 years)
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InfoGrain farmer and cattle raiser by trade Ora Smith was born December 3, 1884 in New Market, Iowa. He grew up in Alexis and Kirkwood, Illinois and lived in Biggsville, Illinois most of his adult life. Smith went on to serve six terms in the Illinois State House from 1937-1949, one term as Illinois State Treasurer from 1949-1951 and one term as State Senator from 1959-1963. He made an unsuccessful bid for Clerk of the Illinois Supreme Court in 1950.

Smith died on July 31, 1965 at Monmouth Hospital in Monmouth, Illinois. He was buried in Biggsville.


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  11/06/1962 IL State Senate 53 Lost 49.33% (-1.34%)
  04/10/1962 IL State Senate 53- D Primary Won 63.29% (+26.57%)
  11/04/1958 IL State Senate 53 Won 50.44% (+0.89%)
  11/07/1950 IL Clerk of the Supreme Court Lost 45.23% (-9.18%)
  11/02/1948 IL Treasurer Won 53.20% (+6.73%)
  11/05/1946 IL State House 033 Won 22.05% (-6.50%)
  11/07/1944 IL State House 033 Won 27.01% (+1.96%)
  11/03/1942 IL State House 033 Won 23.67% (-0.28%)
  11/05/1940 IL State House 033 Won 26.40% (+0.11%)
  11/08/1938 IL State House 033 Won 22.70% (-6.00%)
  11/03/1936 IL State House 033 Won 26.70% (+0.00%)
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