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  Coon, Sam
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AffiliationRepublican  
  1953-01-01  
 
NameSam Coon
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Baker, Oregon , United States
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Born April 15, 1903
DiedMay 08, 1980 (77 years)
ContributorBarack O-blame-a
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Aug 17, 2015 10:55pm
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Infoa Representative from Oregon; born in Boise, Ada County, Idaho, April 15, 1903; attended public schools in Cambridge and Boise, Idaho; graduated from the University of Idaho at Moscow in 1925; worked as a wool grader, bank clerk, foreman of a sheep ranch, and as office manager for a mining concern; owned and operated a cattle ranch near Keating, Baker County, Oreg., 1929-1950; supervisor Keating Soil Conservation District, 1941-1945; engaged in the real estate business in 1951 and 1952; served in the senate of the Oregon legislature in 1951 and 1952; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-third and Eighty-fourth Congresses (January 3, 1953-January 3, 1957); was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1956 to the Eighty-fifth Congress; served as Deputy Director for the International Cooperation Administration in Lima, Peru, from February 26, 1957, to March 20, 1959; resided in Laguna Hills, Calif., until his death there on May 8, 1980; cremated and ashes scattered at sea.


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  11/06/1956 OR District 2 Lost 49.35% (-1.31%)
  11/02/1954 OR District 2 Won 52.56% (+5.12%)
  11/04/1952 OR District 2 Won 58.50% (+17.00%)
  05/16/1952 OR District 2 - R Primary Won 52.02% (+22.30%)
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