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  McLaughlin, Charles F.
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AffiliationDemocratic   
NameCharles F. McLaughlin
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Omaha, Nebraska , United States
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Born June 19, 1887
DiedFebruary 05, 1976 (88 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
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Jan 01, 2015 02:31am
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InfoMcLAUGHLIN, Charles Francis, a Representative from Nebraska; born in Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebr., June 19, 1887; attended the public schools; was graduated from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln in 1908 and from the law department of Columbia University, New York City in 1910; was admitted to the bar in 1910 and commenced practice in Omaha, Nebr.; special master in chancery in Federal Court 1916-1918; during the First World War served as captain of the Three Hundred and Forty-seventh Field Artillery, Ninety-first Division, American Expeditionary Forces, until his discharge, April 30, 1919; major in the Officers’ Reserve Corps, 1919-1921; delegate to the Nebraska State constitutional convention in 1920; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-fourth and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1935-January 3, 1943); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1942 to the Seventy-eighth Congress; member of the American-Mexican Claims Commission, Washington, D.C., 1943-1947; member of the Indian Claims Commission from April 5, 1947, until November 14, 1949; took the oath of office November 15, 1949, as a United States district judge for the District of Columbia, became a senior United States district court judge for the District of Columbia on December 31, 1964, and continued to hear cases until June 1974; resided in Washington, D.C., where he died February 5, 1976; interment in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Silver Spring, Md.


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  11/03/1942 NE - District 02 Lost 46.79% (-6.42%)
  11/05/1940 NE - District 02 Won 56.63% (+13.25%)
  11/08/1938 NE - District 02 Won 57.33% (+17.40%)
  11/03/1936 NE - District 02 Won 62.02% (+26.28%)
  04/14/1936 NE District 2 - D Primary Won 61.49% (+22.98%)
  11/06/1934 NE - District 02 Won 54.16% (+11.63%)
  08/14/1934 NE District 2 - D Primary Won 34.36% (+4.34%)
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