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  Derwinski, Edward J.
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<-  1991-01-01  
 
NameEdward J. Derwinski
Address12109 South Parnell Avenue
Chicago, Illinois , United States
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Born September 15, 1926
DiedJanuary 15, 2012 (85 years)
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InfoEdward Joseph "Ed" Derwinski

born in Chicago, Ill., September 15, 1926; graduated from Mount Carmel High School in 1944; served in the United States Army as an infantryman with service in the Pacific Theater and with the Japanese Occupation Forces in 1945 and 1946; Loyola University in Chicago, B.S., 1951; president of the West Pullman Savings & Loan Association, 1950-1975; served one term in the Illinois house of representatives in 1957 and 1958; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-sixth and to the eleven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1959-January 3, 1983); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1982 to the Ninety-eighth Congress; chairman, U.S. delegation to Interparliamentary Union, 1970-1972, 1978-1980; counselor, Department of State, March 18, 1983, to March 23, 1987; under secretary of state for Security Assistance, Science and Technology, March 23, 1987, to present; is a resident of Arlington, Va.

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  03/02/1989 U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/21/1989 Administrator of Veterans Affairs Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  03/23/1987 Under Secretary of State for International Security Affairs Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  03/18/1983 Counselor for the Department of State Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  03/16/1982 IL District 04 - R Primary Lost 47.19% (-5.62%)
  11/04/1980 IL District 4 Won 67.97% (+35.93%)
  03/18/1980 IL District 4-R Primary Won 83.33% (+66.67%)
  06/20/1979 House Republican Conference Chairman Lost 0.00% (-51.02%)
  11/07/1978 IL District 4 Won 66.87% (+33.74%)
  11/02/1976 IL District 04 Won 65.79% (+31.58%)
  11/05/1974 IL District 4 Won 59.23% (+18.47%)
  11/07/1972 IL District 4 Won 70.54% (+41.08%)
  11/03/1970 IL District 4 Won 68.00% (+36.00%)
  11/05/1968 IL District 4 Won 68.31% (+36.62%)
  11/08/1966 IL District 4 Won 72.03% (+44.07%)
  11/03/1964 IL District 4 Won 58.93% (+17.86%)
  11/06/1962 IL District 4 Won 64.89% (+29.79%)
  11/08/1960 IL District 4 Won 55.87% (+11.74%)
  11/04/1958 IL District 4 Won 51.96% (+3.91%)
  11/06/1956 IL State House 024 Won 43.15% (+12.40%)
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IL US Senate - R Primary - Mar 16, 2004 R Jim Oberweis