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  Steiger, Sam
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AffiliationRepublican  
<-  2001-10-01  
 
NameSam Steiger
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Prescott, Arizona , United States
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Born March 10, 1929
DiedSeptember 28, 2012 (83 years)
Contributor*crickets chirp*
Last ModifedMr. Matt
Sep 28, 2012 07:07pm
Tags Caucasian - Conservative - U.S. Army - Judaism - Straight -
Infoborn in New York City, March 10, 1929; attended grade and high schools in New York City; attended Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., and Colorado A.&M., Fort Collins, Colo.; was a commissioned officer in the United States Army serving as a tank platoon leader in Korea; was awarded the Silver Star and the Purple Heart; engaged in ranching and horse breeding in Prescott, Ariz.; served two terms in the State senate in 1960-1964; was Vietnam war correspondent for two local newspapers in 1965; elected as a Republican to the Ninetieth and to the four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1967-January 3, 1977); was not a candidate in 1976 for reelection but was an unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States Senate; special assistant to Governor Evan Mecham, 1987-1988; is a resident of Prescott, Ariz.


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Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Sep 28, 2012 03:50pm Obituary Former Congressman Sam Steiger dies at 83  Article Mr. Matt 
Apr 08, 1988 02:00pm Legal Ruling Former Rep. Steiger Guilty  Article Thomas Walker 

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RACES
  09/07/1999 Prescott AZ - Mayor Won 52.34% (+17.24%)
  09/11/1990 AZ Governor - R Primary Lost 13.17% (-30.62%)
  11/02/1982 AZ Governor Lost 5.05% (-57.43%)
  11/02/1976 AZ US Senate Lost 43.34% (-10.67%)
  09/07/1976 AZ US Senate - R Primary Won 52.50% (+5.01%)
  11/05/1974 AZ District 3 Won 51.10% (+2.20%)
  11/07/1972 AZ District 3 Won 63.02% (+26.05%)
  11/03/1970 AZ District 3 Won 62.08% (+24.16%)
  11/05/1968 AZ District 3 Won 63.36% (+26.72%)
  11/08/1966 AZ District 3 Won 56.94% (+13.88%)
  11/03/1964 AZ District 3 Lost 48.52% (-2.97%)
ENDORSEMENTS
US President - LBT Convention - Sep 04, 1983 LBT David Bergland
US Vice President - Appointment - Dec 19, 1974 NPA Reject
AZ US Senate - R Primary - Sep 11, 1962 R Evan Mecham