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  Daly, Lawrence "Lar"
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AffiliationRepublican  
  1933-01-01  
 
NameLawrence "Lar" Daly
Address
Chicago, Illinois , United States
EmailNone
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Born January 22, 1912
DiedApril 18, 1978 (66 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifedRBH
May 25, 2010 05:15pm
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InfoDaly, Lawrence Joseph Sarsfield (1912-1978) -- also known as Lar Daly; "America First" -- of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born 1/22/1912.

Chair and stool manufacturer.

Contender for Republican nomination for U.S. Senator (IL), 1950; defeated by Everett M. Dirksen.

In 1952, Daly managed Douglas MacArthur’s campaign in the Illinois Republican presidential preference primary, although MacArthur was not officially a candidate. (NYT 1/22/1952) Daly also entered “General MacArthur,” who worked in a Chicago packing house, in the Wisconsin primary (NYT 3/1/1952), hoping that voters would vote for him as a stand-in for Douglas MacArthur.

Contender for Republican nomination for Chicago alderman, 1955 (NYT 2/23/1955)

Candidate in Republican primary for Governor of Illinois, 1956, 1964; candidate for mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1959 (Republican primary), 1959 (Democratic primary), 1963 (Republican primary), 1967 (Republican primary), 1967; Tax Cut candidate for President of the United States, 1960; candidate for U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1962 (Democratic primary), 1966 (Republican primary), 1970 (Republican primary), 1978 (Republican primary); Republican candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 7th District, 1973. Died April 18, 1978.

New York TImes 4/19/1978

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Apr 19, 1978 09:00am Obituary Lar Daly, 66, Dead; Sought Office for 40 Years but Never Won Race  Not Available Chronicler 

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RACES
  03/21/1978 IL US Senate - R Primary Lost 15.69% (-68.57%)
  07/01/1976 US President - R Primaries Lost 0.07% (-53.22%)
  03/19/1974 IL US Senate- R Primary Lost 15.29% (-69.41%)
  06/05/1973 IL District 7 - Special Election Lost 3.58% (-88.94%)
  03/17/1970 IL US Senate - Special R Primary Lost 2.59% (-56.25%)
  10/07/1969 IL District 13 - Special R Primary Lost 0.06% (-22.71%)
  04/04/1967 Chicago Mayor Lost 0.04% (-72.99%)
  02/28/1967 Chicago Mayor - R Primary Lost 3.25% (-79.21%)
  06/14/1966 IL US Senate - R Primary Lost 3.57% (-87.07%)
  07/01/1964 US President - D Primaries Lost 0.24% (-27.01%)
  04/14/1964 IL Governor - R Primary Lost 0.89% (-59.39%)
  02/26/1963 Chicago Mayor - R Primary Lost 4.53% (-86.00%)
  04/10/1962 IL US Senate-D Primary Lost 22.75% (-54.50%)
  11/08/1960 US President National Vote Lost 0.00% (-49.72%)
  07/01/1960 US President - D Primaries Lost 0.82% (-30.59%)
  02/24/1959 Chicago Mayor - D Primary Lost 8.35% (-83.30%)
  02/24/1959 Chicago Mayor - R Primary Lost 14.93% (-70.13%)
  11/12/1957 IL District 7-R Special Primary Lost 10.94% (-78.11%)
  07/01/1956 US President - R Primaries Lost 0.47% (-85.46%)
  06/05/1956 MT US President - R Primary Lost 14.27% (-71.47%)
  04/10/1956 IL Governor - R Primary Lost 3.11% (-66.71%)
  04/13/1954 IL US Senate-R Primary Lost 2.21% (-31.51%)
  04/11/1950 IL US Senate-R Primary Lost 6.42% (-67.03%)
  04/14/1942 IL US Senate-D Primary Lost 4.69% (-59.22%)
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