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  Ellsworth, Harris
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AffiliationRepublican  
  1953-01-01  
 
NameHarris Ellsworth
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, Oregon , United States
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Born September 17, 1899
DiedFebruary 07, 1986 (86 years)
ContributorBarack O-blame-a
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Oct 25, 2010 06:25pm
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Infoa Representative from Oregon; born in Hoquiam, Grays Harbor County, Wash., September 17, 1899; moved with his parents to Eugene and later to Wendling, Oreg.; attended the public schools; served in the Student Army Training Corps during the First World War; was graduated in journalism from the University of Oregon at Eugene in 1922; advertising manager of a newspaper in Eugene, Oreg., in 1923; engaged in the lumber business 1923-1925; manager of a lumber-industry publication 1926-1928; associate professor in journalism at the University of Oregon in 1928 and 1929; publisher and part owner of the Roseburg (Oreg.) News-Review since 1929; served by appointment in the State senate in 1941; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-eighth and to the six succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1943-January 3, 1957); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1956 to the Eighty-fifth Congress; appointed by President Eisenhower as chairman of the Civil Service Commission for a two-year term and served from April 18, 1957, to February 28, 1959; resumed newspaper business profession; real estate broker; moved to Albuquerque, N.Mex., in 1975 and lived there until his death on February 7, 1986; interment in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.


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  11/06/1956 OR District 4 Lost 48.72% (-2.55%)
  11/02/1954 OR District 4 Won 55.90% (+11.80%)
  11/04/1952 OR District 4 Won 66.31% (+32.62%)
  05/16/1952 OR District 4 - R Primary Won 79.91% (+59.81%)
  11/07/1950 OR - District 04 Won 59.48% (+18.97%)
  11/02/1948 OR - District 04 Won 66.58% (+33.16%)
  11/05/1946 OR - District 04 Won 69.16% (+38.32%)
  11/07/1944 OR - District 04 Won 63.99% (+27.98%)
  11/03/1942 OR - District 04 Won 59.95% (+19.90%)
  05/15/1942 OR District 4 - R Primary Won 45.06% (+14.75%)
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