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  Cummins, Albert B.
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NameAlbert B. Cummins
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Des Moines, Iowa , United States
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Born February 15, 1850
DiedJuly 30, 1926 (76 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
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Aug 26, 2015 03:50pm
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InfoAlbert Cummins was born in Greene County on 15th February, 1850. After graduating from Waynesburg College in 1869 and went to work as a carpenter in Iowa.

Cummins moved to Allen County, Indiana in 1871 where he became deputy county surveyor. After studying law in Chicago he was admitted to the Illinois bar in 1875. Three years later he became a lawyer in Des Moines, Iowa.

A member of the Republican Party, Cummins was elected to the Senate in 1894. He resigned from Congress in order to serve as Governor of Iowa (1902-1908). Cummins returned to the Senate in November 1908.

Cummins served on the Committee on Civil Service, Committee on Interstate Commerce and the Committee on Judiciary. Albert Cummins died in Des Moines on 30th July, 1926.




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  06/07/1926 IA US Senate - R Primary Lost 32.53% (-16.94%)
  11/02/1920 IA US Senate Won 61.42% (+24.00%)
  07/01/1916 US President - R Primaries Lost 9.93% (-13.65%)
  06/10/1916 US President - R Convention Lost 4.92% (-50.09%)
  05/23/1916 SD US President - R Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  05/19/1916 OR US President - R Primary Lost 29.03% (-30.77%)
  04/25/1916 IA US President - R Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  04/21/1916 MT US President - R Primary Won 73.38% (+54.81%)
  04/18/1916 NE US President - R Primary Won 33.69% (+3.35%)
  03/14/1916 MN US President - R Primary Won 76.77% (+58.80%)
  11/03/1914 IA US Senate Won 48.19% (+9.03%)
  06/27/1912 US President - R Convention Lost 1.58% (-50.00%)
  01/20/1909 IA US Senate Won 74.19% (+48.39%)
  11/23/1908 IA US Senate - Appointment Won 75.35% (+50.70%)
  11/06/1906 IA Governor Won 50.18% (+4.83%)
  11/03/1903 IA Governor Won 57.14% (+18.92%)
  11/05/1901 IA Governor Won 58.09% (+21.28%)
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  02/24/1922 IA US Senate - Appointment Lost 0.00% (-100.00%)
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