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  Barrett, William A.
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AffiliationDemocratic  
 
NameWilliam A. Barrett
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania , United States
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Born August 14, 1896
DiedApril 12, 1976 (79 years)
Contributoreddy 9_99
Last ModifedChronicler
Jan 23, 2008 02:07pm
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InfoBARRETT, William Aloysius, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Philadelphia, Pa., August 14, 1896; was graduated from Brown Preparatory School in Philadelphia, Pa., and from St. Joseph’s College, Philadelphia, Pa.; took a law course at South Jersey Law School in Camden, N.J.; engaged in the real-estate business; member of the Board of Mercantile Appraisers, Philadelphia, Pa., for four years; member of the Democratic city committee; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-ninth Congress (January 3, 1945-January 3, 1947); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1946 to the Eightieth Congress; elected to the Eighty-first Congress; reelected to the thirteen succeeding Congresses and served from January 3, 1949, until his death April 12, 1976, in Philadelphia, Pa., interment in Holy Cross Cemetery, Yeadon, Pa.

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  04/27/1976 PA District 01 - D Primary Won 74.83% (+49.66%)
  11/05/1974 PA District 1 Won 75.83% (+52.55%)
  11/07/1972 PA District 1 Won 66.11% (+32.87%)
  07/13/1972 US Vice President - D Convention Lost 0.03% (-59.04%)
  11/03/1970 PA District 1 Won 69.22% (+39.02%)
  05/19/1970 PA District 01 - D Primary Won 84.82% (+69.64%)
  11/05/1968 PA District 1 Won 74.74% (+49.47%)
  11/08/1966 PA District 1 Won 66.07% (+32.13%)
  11/03/1964 PA District 1 Won 71.83% (+43.66%)
  11/06/1962 PA District 1 Won 63.54% (+27.07%)
  11/08/1960 PA District 1 Won 76.89% (+53.78%)
  11/04/1958 PA - District 01 Won 64.69% (+29.39%)
  11/06/1956 PA - District 01 Won 62.70% (+25.39%)
  11/02/1954 PA - District 01 Won 61.50% (+23.01%)
  11/04/1952 PA - District 01 Won 68.18% (+36.36%)
  11/07/1950 PA - District 01 Won 53.77% (+7.53%)
  11/02/1948 PA - District 01 Won 53.43% (+6.85%)
  11/05/1946 PA - District 01 Lost 42.66% (-14.67%)
  11/07/1944 PA - District 01 Won 58.42% (+16.84%)
  01/18/1944 PA - District 02 - Special Election Lost 43.41% (-13.19%)
ENDORSEMENTS
US Vice President - Appointment - Dec 19, 1974 NPA Reject