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  Polk, James G.
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AffiliationDemocratic  
  1935-01-01  
 
NameJames G. Polk
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Highland, Ohio , United States
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Born October 06, 1896
DiedApril 28, 1959 (62 years)
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May 11, 2022 05:38pm
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InfoPOLK, James Gould, a Representative from Ohio; born on a farm in Penn Township, Highland County, Ohio, October 6, 1896; attended elementary school in Highland, Ohio; graduated from New Vienna (Ohio) High School in 1915; during the First World War, while attending the Agricultural College of Ohio State University was inducted into the military service on September 5, 1918, and sent to Camp Sherman, Ohio; was discharged on September 19, 1918, due to a physical disability; graduated from Ohio State University in 1919; principal of New Vienna (Ohio) High School 1919-1920; superintendent of schools, New Vienna, 1920-1922; engaged in farming; graduated from Wittenberg College, Springfield, Ohio, in 1923; principal of Hillsboro (Ohio) High School 1923-1928; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-second and to the four succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1931-January 3, 1941); was not a candidate for renomination in 1940; special assistant in the Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C., from October 1942 to May 1946; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-first and to the five succeeding Congresses and served from January 3, 1949, until his death in Washington, D.C., April 28, 1959; interment in Highland Cemetery, Highland, Ohio.

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  11/04/1958 OH District 6 Won 62.00% (+24.00%)
  11/06/1956 OH District 6 Won 54.50% (+9.00%)
  11/02/1954 OH District 6 Won 52.18% (+4.36%)
  11/04/1952 OH District 6 Won 50.12% (+0.24%)
  11/07/1950 OH - District 06 Won 50.84% (+1.69%)
  11/02/1948 OH - District 06 Won 53.08% (+6.16%)
  11/08/1938 OH - District 06 Won 50.46% (+0.92%)
  11/03/1936 OH - District 06 Won 54.56% (+9.11%)
  11/06/1934 OH - District 06 Won 52.15% (+4.68%)
  11/08/1932 OH - District 06 Won 56.21% (+12.41%)
  11/04/1930 OH District 6 Won 52.74% (+5.48%)
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