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  Jones, Ed
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NameEd Jones
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Yorkville, Tennessee , United States
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Born April 20, 1912
DiedDecember 11, 1999 (87 years)
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May 25, 2016 04:54pm
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Infoborn in Yorkville, Gibson County, Tenn., April 20, 1912; University of Tennessee, B.S., 1934; employed by Tennessee Department of Agriculture, November 1934, as an inspector in the Division of Insect and Plant Diseases Control; employed by Tennessee Dairy Products Association, 1941-1943; agricultural agent, 1944-1969, for the Illinois Central Railroad, except for a four-year leave of absence to serve Tennessee as Commissioner of Agriculture, 1949-1953; chairman, United States Agriculture Stabilization and Conservation State Committee for Tennessee, 1961-1969; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-first Congress, March 25, 1969, by special election to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Robert A. Everett; reelected to the nine succeeding Congresses and served from March 25, 1969, to January 3, 1989; was not a candidate for renomination in 1988 to the One Hundred First Congress; was a resident of Yorkville, Tenn., until his death on December 11, 1999, in Dyer, Tenn.



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  11/04/1986 TN District 8 Won 80.40% (+60.80%)
  11/06/1984 TN District 8 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/1982 TN District 8 Won 74.87% (+49.75%)
  08/05/1982 TN District 8 - D Primary Won 67.77% (+35.54%)
  11/04/1980 TN District 7 Won 77.30% (+54.61%)
  11/07/1978 TN District 7 Won 72.90% (+45.81%)
  11/02/1976 TN District 07 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  08/05/1976 TN District 07 - D Primary Won 59.44% (+20.08%)
  11/05/1974 TN District 7 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  08/01/1974 TN District 7 - D Primary Won 71.51% (+43.02%)
  11/07/1972 TN District 7 Won 70.47% (+40.94%)
  11/03/1970 TN District 8 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  03/25/1969 TN District 8 - Special Election Won 47.64% (+24.02%)
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US Vice President - Appointment - Dec 19, 1974 NPA Reject