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  Burke, J. Herbert
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NameJ. Herbert Burke
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Hollywood, Florida , United States
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Born January 14, 1913
DiedJune 16, 1993 (80 years)
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InfoBorn in Chicago, Ill., January 14, 1913; attended the public schools of Chicago, Ill.; attended Central Y.M.C.A. College in Chicago, Ill., and Northwestern University; graduated from Kent College of Law in 1940; served in the United States Army in the European Theater in 1942-1945, was awarded the Purple Heart, Bronze Star, the European Theater Medal, and the American Theater Ribbon, and was discharged with the rank of captain; admitted to the bar in 1940 and practiced in Chicago, 1940-1949, and Hollywood, Fla., 1949-1968; elected Republican commissioner in Broward County, Fla., in 1952 and served in that capacity until 1967; Republican State committeeman, 1954-1958; unsuccessful candidate for election to the Eighty-fourth Congress in a special election, January 11, 1955; delegate to Republican National Conventions from 1968 to 1976; member, Republican Platform Committee, 1968; appointed by President Eisenhower to Southeastern Advisory Board of Small Business in 1956; elected as a Republican to the Ninetieth and to the five succeeding Congresses; (January 3, 1967-January 3, 1979); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1978 to the Ninety-sixth Congress; was a resident of Falls Church, Va., and Fern Park, Fla., until his death in Altamonte Springs, Fla., on June 16, 1993


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RACES
  11/07/1978 FL District 12 Lost 38.36% (-23.28%)
  09/12/1978 FL District 12 - R Primary Won 58.35% (+16.70%)
  11/02/1976 FL District 12 Won 53.90% (+7.80%)
  11/05/1974 FL District 12 Won 50.95% (+1.91%)
  09/10/1974 FL District 12 - R Primary Won 74.69% (+49.37%)
  11/07/1972 FL District 12 Won 62.83% (+25.66%)
  11/03/1970 FL District 10 Won 54.11% (+8.21%)
  09/08/1970 FL District 10 - R Primary Won 61.54% (+23.07%)
  11/05/1968 FL District 10 Won 54.86% (+9.73%)
  11/08/1966 FL District 10 Won 60.63% (+21.97%)
  05/24/1966 FL District 10 - R Runoff Won 50.58% (+1.17%)
  05/03/1966 FL District 10 - R Primary Won 39.35% (+0.00%)
  01/11/1955 FL District 6 - Special Election Lost 41.31% (-17.38%)
ENDORSEMENTS
US Vice President - Appointment - Dec 19, 1974 NPA Reject