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  Whitaker, John A.
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AffiliationDemocratic   
NameJohn A. Whitaker
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Russellville, Kentucky , United States
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Born October 31, 1901
DiedDecember 15, 1951 (50 years)
ContributorBarack O-blame-a
Last ModifedRBH
Jul 30, 2015 09:17pm
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Infoa Representative from Kentucky; born in Russellville, Logan County, Ky., October 31, 1901; attended the public schools, Bethel College, and the University of Kentucky; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1926 and commenced practice in Russellville, Ky.; county attorney of Logan County, Ky., 1928-1948; delegate to all State conventions 1924-1950; elected as a Democrat to the Eightieth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Earle C. Clements; reelected to the Eighty-first and Eighty-second Congresses and served from April 17, 1948, until his death in Russellville, Ky., December 15, 1951; interment in Maple Grove Cemetery.


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  11/07/1950 KY District 2 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  08/05/1950 KY District 2 - D Primary Won 84.73% (+69.47%)
  11/02/1948 KY District 2 Won 63.39% (+26.78%)
  04/17/1948 KY District 2 - Special Election Won 97.73% (+95.47%)
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