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  Shipley, George E.
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NameGeorge E. Shipley
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Olney, Illinois , United States
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Born April 21, 1927
DiedJune 28, 2003 (76 years)
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InfoGeorge Edward Shipley

born in Richland County, near Olney, Ill., April 21, 1927; attended the East Richland High School, Olney, Ill., and graduated from Olney (Ill.) High School in 1950; served as a private in the United States Marine Corps from December 1944 until discharged in May 1947, with service in the South Pacific; chief deputy sheriff of Richland County, Ill., 1950-1954 and sheriff 1954-1958; owner of a restaurant in Olney, Ill.; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-sixth and to the nine succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1959-January 3, 1979); was not a candidate for reelection in 1978 to the Ninety-sixth Congress; is a resident of Olney, Ill.

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  11/02/1976 IL District 22 Won 61.43% (+22.87%)
  11/05/1974 IL District 22 Won 59.83% (+19.67%)
  11/07/1972 IL District 22 Won 56.54% (+15.52%)
  11/03/1970 IL District 23 Won 53.97% (+7.93%)
  11/05/1968 IL District 23 Won 53.98% (+7.97%)
  11/08/1966 IL District 23 Won 56.43% (+12.87%)
  06/14/1966 IL District 23-D Primary Won 89.01% (+78.02%)
  11/03/1964 IL District 23 Won 54.56% (+9.11%)
  11/06/1962 IL District 23 Won 51.71% (+3.43%)
  11/08/1960 IL District 23 Won 51.57% (+3.14%)
  11/04/1958 IL District 23 Won 50.07% (+0.14%)
  04/08/1958 IL District 23-D Primary Won 61.42% (+22.85%)
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