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  Borah, William E.
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AffiliationRepublican  
 
NameWilliam E. Borah
Address
Boise, Idaho , United States
EmailNone
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Born June 29, 1865
DiedJanuary 19, 1940 (74 years)
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last ModifedRBH
Jun 27, 2015 09:11pm
Tags Isolationist -
InfoSenator from Idaho; born on a farm near Fairfield, Wayne County, Ill., June 29, 1865; attended the common schools of Wayne County and Southern Illinois Academy at Enfield; attended the University of Kansas at Lawrence until 1889; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1890 and commenced practice in Lyons, Kans.; moved to Boise, Idaho, in 1891 and practiced law; unsuccessful candidate on the Silver Republican ticket for election in 1896 to the Fifty-fifth Congress; unsuccessful candidate for nomination as United States Senator in 1903

U.S. Senator (R-ID) 1907-1940 (died in office). Chairman, Committee on Education and Labor (Sixty-first, Sixty-second, Sixty-seventh, and Sixty-eighth Congresses), chairman, Committee on Indian Depredations (Sixty-third and Sixty-fourth Congresses), Committee on Expenditures in the Department of Justice (Sixty-fifth Congress), Committee on Interoceanic Canals (Sixty-sixth and Sixty-seventh Congresses), Committee on Foreign Relations (Sixty-eighth through Seventy-second Congresses)

Candidate for Republican nomination for US President, 1936.

Died in Washington, D.C, on January 19, 1940; funeral services were held in the Chamber of the United States Senate; interment in Morris Hill Cemetery, Boise, Idaho.

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NEWS
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DISCUSSION
Importance? 8.25000 Average

FAMILY
Daughter Paulina Longworth 1925-1957

INFORMATION LINKS
RACES
  07/01/1940 US President - R Primaries Lost 0.00% (-49.76%)
  01/03/1939 President Pro Tempore Lost 25.00% (-50.00%)
  01/03/1937 President Pro Tempore Lost 17.58% (-64.84%)
  11/03/1936 ID US Senate Won 63.36% (+26.72%)
  07/01/1936 US President - R Primaries Won 44.45% (+22.51%)
  07/01/1936 US President - D Primaries Lost 0.00% (-93.19%)
  06/12/1936 US President - R Convention Lost 1.89% (-96.21%)
  05/12/1936 WV US President - R Primary Won 84.79% (+69.58%)
  05/05/1936 SD US President - R Primary Lost 49.86% (-0.29%)
  04/28/1936 PA US President - R Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/03/1935 President Pro Tempore Lost 24.73% (-50.54%)
  03/04/1933 President Pro Tempore Lost 37.89% (-24.21%)
  11/04/1930 ID US Senate Won 72.42% (+44.83%)
  07/01/1928 US President - R Primaries Lost 0.01% (-49.72%)
  05/15/1928 NJ US President - R Primary Lost 0.03% (-99.28%)
  04/28/1928 MA US President - R Primary Lost 0.17% (-85.01%)
  11/04/1924 ID US Senate Won 79.50% (+59.43%)
  06/12/1920 US President - R Convention Lost 0.12% (-39.65%)
  11/05/1918 ID US Senate Won 67.21% (+34.43%)
  06/10/1916 US Vice President - R Convention Lost 0.81% (-86.63%)
  06/10/1916 US President - R Convention Lost 0.12% (-54.89%)
  11/04/1912 ID US Senate Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  06/22/1912 US Vice President - R Convention Lost 1.95% (-53.34%)
  11/04/1906 ID US Senate Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/03/1896 ID At Large Lost 31.29% (-16.46%)
ENDORSEMENTS
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Aug 18, 1937 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - May 07, 1930 NPA Reject