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  Hechler, Kenneth W. "Ken"
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NameKenneth W. "Ken" Hechler
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Huntington, West Virginia , United States
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Born September 20, 1914
DiedDecember 10, 2016 (102 years)
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InfoRepresentative from West Virginia; born near Roslyn, Long Island, N.Y., September 20, 1914; attended the Roslyn public schools; Swarthmore (Pa.) College, A.B., 1935, Columbia University, A.M., 1936, and a Ph.D., 1940; taught political science at Columbia, Barnard, Princeton and Marshall Universities; research assistant to Judge Samuel I. Rosenman and President Franklin D. Roosevelt on Roosevelt´┐Żs public papers; section chief, Bureau of the Census, 1940; personnel officer, Office for Emergency Management, 1941; administrative analyst, United States Bureau of the Budget, in 1942 and 1946; entered the United States Army in 1942 as a private in the Infantry; commissioned a second lieutenant, Armored Force, in 1943; assigned to European Theater of Operations as combat historian in 1944; discharged as a major in 1946; special assistant to President Truman 1949-1953; associate director of American Political Science Association at Washington, D.C., 1953-1956; research director, presidential campaign of Adlai Stevenson, 1956; administrative aide


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  08/28/2010 WV US Senate - Special D Primary Lost 17.33% (-55.59%)
  11/02/2004 WV Secretary of State Lost 48.12% (-3.77%)
  05/11/2004 WV Secretary of State - D Primary Won 25.74% (+0.43%)
  05/09/2000 WV District 2 - D Primary Lost 24.55% (-18.72%)
  11/05/1996 WV Secretary of State Won 69.45% (+38.89%)
  11/03/1992 WV Secretary of State Won 69.64% (+39.28%)
  05/12/1992 WV Secretary of State - D Primary Won 68.93% (+37.87%)
  05/08/1990 WV District 4 - D Primary Lost 43.23% (-13.54%)
  11/08/1988 WV Secretary of State Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/1984 WV Secretary of State Won 63.75% (+27.50%)
  06/05/1984 WV Secretary of State - D Primary Won 54.40% (+41.70%)
  05/09/1978 WV District 4 - D Primary Lost 43.85% (-12.29%)
  11/02/1976 WV District 4 Lost 36.57% (-9.01%)
  05/11/1976 WV Governor - D Primary Lost 12.69% (-36.99%)
  11/05/1974 WV District 4 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/07/1972 WV District 4 Won 61.03% (+22.06%)
  05/12/1972 WV District 4 - D Primary Won 52.09% (+26.49%)
  11/03/1970 WV District 4 Won 67.39% (+34.79%)
  05/12/1970 WV District 4 - D Primary Won 80.46% (+60.93%)
  11/05/1968 WV District 4 Won 64.23% (+28.46%)
  05/14/1968 WV District 4 - D Primary Won 79.18% (+58.36%)
  11/08/1966 WV District 4 Won 59.72% (+19.44%)
  05/10/1966 WV District 4 - D Primary Won 69.60% (+43.90%)
  11/03/1964 WV District 4 Won 61.21% (+22.42%)
  11/06/1962 WV District 4 Won 57.82% (+15.63%)
  05/08/1962 WV District 4 - D Primary Won 75.24% (+54.63%)
  11/08/1960 WV District 4 Won 53.17% (+6.33%)
  05/10/1960 WV District 4 - D Primary Won 87.40% (+74.79%)
  11/04/1958 WV District 4 Won 51.48% (+2.97%)
  08/05/1958 WV District 4 - D Primary Won 41.23% (+5.90%)
ENDORSEMENTS
WV US Senate - Special Election - Nov 02, 2010 MNT Jesse C. Johnson
WV US President - D Primary - May 13, 2008 D Barack Obama
US Vice President - Appointment - Dec 19, 1974 NPA Reject