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  Canfield, Gordon
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NameGordon Canfield
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Paterson, New Jersey , United States
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Born April 15, 1898
DiedJune 20, 1972 (74 years)
ContributorBarack O-blame-a
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Jan 04, 2015 02:09am
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Infoa Representative from New Jersey; born in Salamanca, Cattaraugus County, N.Y., April 15, 1898; attended the public schools of Binghamton, N.Y.; served as a private in the Signal Corps, United States Army, in 1917 and 1918; reporter in Passaic, N.J., 1919-1923; studied law at New Jersey Law School in Newark; George Washington University Law School, Washington, D.C., LL.B., 1926; was admitted to the District of Columbia bar in 1927; served as secretary to Representative George N. Seger 1923-1940; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-seventh and to the nine succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1941-January 3, 1961); served during the Congressional recess in 1944 as an ordinary seaman, North Atlantic tanker duty, United States Merchant Marine; was not a candidate for renomination in 1960 to the Eighty-seventh Congress; director, National Housing Conference, and First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Paterson; remained active in civic affairs until his death in Hawthorne, N.J., June 20, 1972; interment in Laurel Grove Memorial Park, Totowa Borough, N.J.


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  11/04/1958 NJ District 8 Won 58.10% (+16.91%)
  11/06/1956 NJ District 8 Won 60.81% (+22.08%)
  11/02/1954 NJ District 8 Won 54.75% (+9.65%)
  11/04/1952 NJ District 8 Won 62.59% (+27.63%)
  11/07/1950 NJ District 08 Won 63.57% (+27.59%)
  11/02/1948 NJ District 08 Won 47.52% (+0.12%)
  11/05/1946 NJ District 08 Won 70.51% (+42.35%)
  11/07/1944 NJ District 08 Won 58.46% (+17.30%)
  11/03/1942 NJ District 08 Won 66.56% (+33.55%)
  11/05/1940 NJ District 08 Won 58.61% (+17.52%)
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