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  McCollister, John Y.
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NameJohn Y. McCollister
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Omaha, Nebraska , United States
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Born June 10, 1921
DiedNovember 01, 2013 (92 years)
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InfoJohn Yetter McCollister

Born in Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa, June 10, 1921; attended the public schools of Sioux Falls, S.Dak.; B.S., University of Iowa, Iowa City, 1943; lieutenant (jg.), United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946; president, McCollister & Co., Omaha, Nebr., 1960-1971, 1979-1986; Douglas County (Nebr.) Commissioner, two terms, 1965-1970; delegate, Nebraska State Republican conventions, 1960-1970; delegate, Republican National Convention, 1968; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-second, Ninety-third, and Ninety-fourth Congresses (January 3, 1971-January 3, 1977); was not a candidate in 1976 for reelection but was an unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States Senate; is a resident of Omaha, Nebr.

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RACES
  11/02/1976 NE US Senate Lost 47.51% (-4.93%)
  05/11/1976 NE US Senate - R Primary Won 78.35% (+56.77%)
  11/05/1974 NE District 02 Won 55.13% (+10.30%)
  11/07/1972 NE District 2 Won 63.93% (+27.86%)
  11/03/1970 NE District 2 Won 51.88% (+3.76%)
  05/12/1970 NE District 2 - R Primary Won 56.04% (+12.07%)
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NE US Senate - R Primary - May 15, 2012 R Deb Fischer