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  Symington, James W.
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NameJames W. Symington
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Ladue, Missouri , United States
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Born September 28, 1927 (92 years)
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Jun 25, 2015 08:40pm
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Infoborn in Rochester, Monroe County, New York, September 28, 1927; attended St. Bernard?s School in New York City, St. Louis Country Day School and Deerfield Academy; B.A., Yale, 1950; LL.B., Columbia Law School, 1954; United States Marine Corps, private first class, 1945-1946; assistant city counselor of St. Louis, Mo., 1954-1955; practiced law in St. Louis, Mo., 1955-1958; United States Foreign Service, London, England, 1958-1960; resumed the practice of law in Washington, D.C., 1960-1961; deputy director, Food for Peace, White House, 1961-1962; administrative assistant to Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, 1962-1963; director, President?s Committee on Juvenile Delinquency, 1965-1966; consultant, President?s Commission on Law Enforcement and Administration of Justice, 1965-1966; chief of protocol, Department of State, 1966-1968; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-first and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1969-January 3, 1977); was not a candidate in 1976 for reelection to the United States House of Representatives but was an unsuccessful candidate for nomination to the United States Senate; resumed the practice of law; is a resident of Washington, D.C.


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Importance? 7.00000 Average

FAMILY
Father W. Stuart Symington 1901-1988
Brother W. Stuart Symington III 0000-
Nephew W. Stuart Symington 1952-
Mother Evelyn Wadsworth Symington 1903-1972
Grandfather James W. Wadsworth, Jr. 1877-1952
Great-Grandfather James W. Wadsworth, Sr. 1846-1926
Uncle James J. Wadsworth 1905-1984
Grandmother Alice Hay Wadsworth 0000-
Great-Grandfather John M. Hay 1838-1905
Grand Aunt Helen Hay Whitney 1876-1944
1st Cousin Once Removed John Hay Whitney 1904-1982

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RACES
  08/03/1976 MO US Senate - D Primary Lost 25.16% (-20.24%)
  11/05/1974 MO District 02 Won 60.98% (+21.95%)
  08/06/1974 MO District 2 - D Primary Won 71.55% (+43.09%)
  11/07/1972 MO District 2 Won 63.51% (+27.01%)
  11/03/1970 MO District 2 Won 57.59% (+16.54%)
  11/05/1968 MO District 2 Won 53.22% (+6.44%)
  08/06/1968 MO District 2 - D Primary Won 69.25% (+38.49%)
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