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  Scheuer, James H.
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NameJames H. Scheuer
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Born February 06, 1920
DiedAugust 30, 2005 (85 years)
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Infoborn in New York, New York, February 6, 1920; graduated from the Fieldston School, Riverdale, N.Y., 1938; A.B., Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pa., 1946; L.L.B., Columbia University Law School, New York, N.Y., 1948; I.A., Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration, Cambridge, Mass., 1943; lawyer, private practice; United States Army, 1943-1945; staff, Foreign Economic Administration, 1945-1946; staff, Office of Price Stabilization, 1951-1957; writer; lecturer; unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic nomination to the Eighty-eighth Congress in 1962; elected as a Democrat-Liberal to the Eighty-ninth and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1965-January 3, 1973); unsuccessful candidate for renomination to the Ninety-third Congress in 1972; served as president, National Alliance for Safer Cities, 1972-1973; president, National Housing Conference, 1972-1974; elected as a Democrat-Liberal to the Ninety-fourth and to the eight succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1975-January 3, 1993); was not a candidate for renomination to the One Hundred Third Congress in 1992; chair, Select Committee on Population (Ninety-fifth Congress); United States Director, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, 1994-1996; died on August 30, 2005, in Washington, D.C.


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Aug 31, 2005 02:00pm Obituary James H. Scheuer, 13-Term New York Congressman, Is Dead at 85  Article Ex-New Jerseyan 

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RACES
  11/06/1990 NY District 8 Won 72.26% (+44.53%)
  11/08/1988 NY District 8 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/1986 NY District 8 Won 90.19% (+80.38%)
  11/06/1984 NY District 8 Won 62.77% (+25.54%)
  11/02/1982 NY District 8 Won 89.53% (+79.06%)
  11/04/1980 NY District 11 Won 74.12% (+48.23%)
  11/07/1978 NY District 11 Won 78.45% (+56.90%)
  11/02/1976 NY District 11 Won 74.06% (+57.28%)
  09/14/1976 NY District 11 - D Primary Won 71.47% (+42.94%)
  11/05/1974 NY District 11 Won 72.25% (+58.01%)
  09/10/1974 NY District 11 - D Primary Won 53.43% (+6.85%)
  06/20/1972 NY District 22 - D Primary Lost 45.11% (-9.78%)
  11/03/1970 NY District 22 Won 71.59% (+43.17%)
  06/22/1970 NY District 22 - D Primary Won 56.86% (+13.71%)
  06/17/1969 NYC Mayor - D Primary Lost 5.06% (-27.79%)
  11/05/1968 NY District 21 Won 82.61% (+69.46%)
  06/18/1968 NY District 21 - D Primary Won 67.27% (+34.54%)
  11/08/1966 NY District 21 Won 83.58% (+67.15%)
  11/03/1964 NY District 21 Won 84.31% (+70.20%)
  06/02/1964 NY District 21 - D Primary Won 52.95% (+5.89%)
  09/06/1962 NY District 21 - D Primary Lost 43.39% (-6.70%)
ENDORSEMENTS
NYC Mayor - D Primary - Sep 12, 1989 D Edward I. Koch
NY US Senate - D Primary - Sep 14, 1976 D Daniel Patrick Moynihan
New York City Mayor - Nov 04, 1969 D John V. Lindsay