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  Meeker, Jacob N.
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AffiliationRepublican   
NameJacob N. Meeker
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, Missouri , United States
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Born October 07, 1878
DiedOctober 16, 1918 (40 years)
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Jan 04, 2008 11:42pm
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InfoMEEKER, Jacob Edwin, a Representative from Missouri; born near Attica, Fountain County, Ind., October 7, 1878; attended the public schools; was graduated from Union Christian College, Merom, Ind., in 1900, and from Oberlin (Ohio) Theological Seminary in 1904; while a student at Union Christian College he became pastor of a rural church in Vermilion County, Ill.; was ordained as a minister in 1901 and assumed his duties in Vermilion County, Ill.; missionary at Eldon, Mo., for the Congregational Church in 1904; moved to St. Louis, Mo., in 1906 to take charge of the Compton Hill Congregational Church; resigned in 1912; studied law at Benton College of Law and was admitted to the bar in 1914; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fourth and Sixty-fifth Congresses and served from March 4, 1915, until his death in St. Louis, Mo., October 16, 1918; interment in Union Cemetery, Attica, Ind.


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  08/06/1918 MO District 10 - R Primary Won 74.90% (+56.91%)
  11/07/1916 MO District 10 Won 57.76% (+18.50%)
  08/01/1916 MO District 10 - R Primary Won 49.91% (+14.63%)
  11/03/1914 MO District 10 Won 54.22% (+17.82%)
  08/04/1914 MO District 10 - R Primary Won 60.77% (+30.87%)
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