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  Lee, Robert E.
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AffiliationDemocratic   
NameRobert E. Lee
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Pottsville, Pennsylvania , United States
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Born October 12, 1868
DiedNovember 19, 1916 (48 years)
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Nov 20, 2015 11:26pm
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InfoLEE, Robert Emmett, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Pottsville, Schuykill County, Pa., October 12, 1868; attended the common schools; apprenticed to the blacksmith’s trade; engaged in mercantile pursuits in Pottsville; county treasurer in 1905; unsuccessful candidate for election in 1908 to the Sixty-first Congress; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-second and Sixty-third Congresses (March 4, 1911-March 3, 1915); chairman, Committee on Mileage (Sixty-second Congress); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1914 to the Sixty-fourth Congress; resumed his former business activities in Pottsville; unsuccessful candidate for election in 1916 to the Sixty-fifth Congress; died in Pottsville, Pa., November 19, 1916; interment in St. Patrick’s Cemetery.

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  11/07/1916 PA District 12 Lost 36.11% (-24.94%)
  11/03/1914 PA - District 12 Lost 38.72% (-14.96%)
  11/05/1912 PA District 12 Won 50.41% (+15.02%)
  11/08/1910 PA - District 12 Won 40.10% (+0.22%)
  11/03/1908 PA - District 12 Lost 45.61% (-6.27%)
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