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  Bolling, Richard W.
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NameRichard W. Bolling
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Kansas City, Missouri , United States
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Born May 17, 1916
DiedApril 21, 1991 (74 years)
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Infoborn in New York City, May 17, 1916; attended grade schools and Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, N.H.; at the age of fifteen, upon his father�s death, returned to his home in Huntsville, Ala.; B.A., 1937, M.A., 1939, University of the South, Sewanee, Tenn.; graduate studies, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn., 1939-1940; taught at Sewanee Military Academy in 1938 and 1939; served as assistant to the head of the Department of Education, Florence State Teachers College, in Alabama, in 1940; educational administrator by profession; entered the United States Army as a private in April 1941, and served until discharged as a lieutenant colonel in July 1946, with four years� overseas service in Australia, New Guinea, Philippines, and in Japan as assistant to chief of staff to General MacArthur; awarded the Legion of Merit and Bronze Star Medal; veterans� adviser at the University of Kansas City in 1946 and 1947; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-first and to the sixteen succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1949-January 3, 1983); chairman, Select Committee on Committees of the House (Ninety-third Congress), Joint Economic Committee (Ninety-fifth Congress); Committee on Rules (Ninety-sixth and Ninety-seventh Congresses); was not a candidate for reelection in 1982 to the Ninety-eighth Congress; was a resident of Washington, D.C., until his death there on April 21, 1991.





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  11/04/1980 MO District 5 Won 70.11% (+40.22%)
  08/05/1980 MO District 5 - D Primary Won 81.69% (+63.39%)
  11/07/1978 MO District 05 Won 71.97% (+45.37%)
  08/08/1978 MO District 5 - D Primary Won 77.55% (+65.92%)
  12/01/1976 Majority Leader Lost 0.00% (-50.17%)
  11/02/1976 MO District 05 Won 68.02% (+39.92%)
  08/03/1976 MO District 5 - D Primary Won 71.74% (+43.47%)
  11/05/1974 MO District 5 Won 69.10% (+39.24%)
  08/06/1974 MO District 5 - D Primary Won 82.73% (+65.46%)
  11/07/1972 MO District 5 Won 62.77% (+27.14%)
  11/03/1970 MO District 5 Won 61.33% (+23.57%)
  11/05/1968 MO District 5 Won 65.35% (+30.71%)
  08/06/1968 MO District 5 - D Primary Won 87.21% (+74.42%)
  11/08/1966 MO District 5 Won 61.16% (+22.32%)
  11/03/1964 MO District 5 Won 69.29% (+38.58%)
  08/04/1964 MO District 5 - D Primary Won 66.18% (+34.37%)
  11/06/1962 MO District 5 Won 58.88% (+17.75%)
  08/07/1962 MO District 5 - D Primary Won 93.01% (+86.02%)
  11/08/1960 MO District 5 Won 61.02% (+22.03%)
  11/04/1958 MO District 5 Won 70.14% (+40.28%)
  08/05/1958 MO District 5 - D Primary Won 85.25% (+70.50%)
  11/06/1956 MO District 5 Won 57.22% (+14.44%)
  11/02/1954 MO District 5 Won 58.92% (+17.83%)
  11/04/1952 MO District 5 Won 56.03% (+12.07%)
  08/05/1952 MO District 5 - D Primary Won 91.41% (+82.82%)
  11/07/1950 MO District 5 Won 54.45% (+8.91%)
  08/01/1950 MO District 5 - D Primary Won 73.48% (+53.42%)
  11/02/1948 MO District 5 Won 55.86% (+11.73%)
  08/03/1948 MO District 5 - D Primary Won 46.61% (+6.48%)
ENDORSEMENTS
MO US Senate - D Primary - Aug 03, 1976 D James W. Symington
MO District 5 - D Primary - Aug 06, 1946 D Jerome Walsh