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  Butler, Hugh A.
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NameHugh A. Butler
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Omaha, Nebraska , United States
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Born February 28, 1878
DiedJuly 01, 1954 (76 years)
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InfoBorn on a farm near Missouri Valley, Harrison County, Iowa, February 28, 1878; attended the public schools and was graduated from Doane College at Crete, Nebr., in 1900; construction engineer with the Chicago, Burlington Quincy Railroad 1900-1908; member of the city board of Curtis, Nebr., 1908-1913; engaged in the flour-milling and grain business 1908-1940; member of the board of education of Omaha, Nebr.; Republican National committeeman for Nebraska 1936-1940; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1940; reelected in 1946 and again in 1952 and served from January 3, 1941, until his death in the naval hospital at Bethesda, Md., July 1, 1954; chairman, Committee on Public Lands (Eightieth Congress), Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs (Eighty-third Congress); interment in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Omaha, Nebr.


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  11/04/1952 NE US Senate Won 69.11% (+41.29%)
  04/01/1952 NE US Senate - R Primary Won 57.79% (+15.64%)
  11/05/1946 NE US Senate Won 70.82% (+41.64%)
  06/11/1946 NE US Senate - R Primary Won 63.78% (+28.68%)
  11/05/1940 NE US Senate Won 57.00% (+15.51%)
  04/09/1940 NE US Senate - R Primary Won 37.15% (+3.26%)
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