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  Smith, Gomer
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AffiliationDemocratic  
 
NameGomer Smith
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma , United States
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Born July 11, 1896
DiedMay 26, 1953 (56 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
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Dec 24, 2014 09:13pm
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InfoSMITH, Gomer Griffith, a Representative from Oklahoma; born on a farm near Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo., July 11, 1896; attended the common and high schools of Missouri; was graduated from Rockingham Academy, Kansas City, Mo., in 1915; taught in a country school near Excelsior Springs, Clay County, Mo., 1916-1918; studied law; was admitted to the Missouri bar in 1920, to the Oklahoma bar in 1922, and commenced practice in Oklahoma City, Okla.; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-fifth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Robert P. Hill and served from December 10, 1937, to January 3, 1939; was not a candidate for renomination in 1938, but was an unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic nomination for United States Senator; resumed the practice of law in Oklahoma City, where he died May 26, 1953; interment in Rose Hill Mausoleum.


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  07/27/1948 OK US Senate - D Runoff Lost 42.44% (-15.11%)
  07/06/1948 OK US Senate - D Primary Won 20.24% (+0.00%)
  07/14/1942 OK Governor - D Primary Lost 34.70% (-2.62%)
  07/12/1938 OK US Senate - D Primary Lost 33.75% (-10.93%)
  12/10/1937 OK District 05 - Special Election Won 74.52% (+49.37%)
  11/23/1937 OK District 05 - Special D Primary Won 32.33% (+12.28%)
  07/07/1936 OK US Senate - D Primary Lost 23.53% (-9.53%)
  07/03/1934 OK Governor - D Primary Lost 8.76% (-21.79%)
  07/26/1932 OK US Senate - D Runoff Lost 39.14% (-21.72%)
  07/05/1932 OK US Senate - D Primary Won 22.06% (+0.00%)
  08/12/1930 OK District 5 - D Runoff Lost 42.03% (-15.94%)
  07/29/1930 OK District 5 - D Primary Won 22.95% (+0.00%)
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OK US Senate - Nov 03, 1942 R Edward H. Moore