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  Wadsworth, Jr., James W.
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AffiliationRepublican  
 
NameJames W. Wadsworth, Jr.
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Geneseo, New York , United States
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Born August 12, 1877
DiedJune 21, 1952 (74 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
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Jan 04, 2015 05:29pm
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InfoWADSWORTH, James Wolcott, Jr, . (son of James Wadsworth), a Senator and a Representative from New York; born in Geneseo, N.Y., August 12, 1877; received preparatory education at St. Mark?s School, Southboro, Mass.; graduated from Yale University in 1898; during the Spanish-American War served as a private in the Puerto Rican campaign in 1898; engaged in livestock and agricultural pursuits near Geneseo, N.Y., and as manager of a ranch in Texas 1911-1915; member, New York State assembly 1905-1910, serving as speaker 1906-1910; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1914; reelected in 1920 and served from March 4, 1915, to March 3, 1927; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1926; chairman, Committee on Military Affairs (Sixty-sixth through Sixty-ninth Congresses); Republican whip 1915; resumed agricultural pursuits; elected to the Seventy-third and to the eight succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1933-January 3, 1951); was not a candidate for renomination in 1950; appointed by President Harry Truman chairman of the National Security Training Commission in 1951 and served until his death in Washington, D.C., June 21, 1952; interment in Temple Hill Cemetery, Geneseo, N.Y.

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FAMILY
Wife Alice Hay Wadsworth Sep 30, 1902-
Daughter Evelyn Wadsworth Symington 1903-1972
Grandson W. Stuart Symington III 0000-
Grandson James W. Symington 1927-
Son James J. Wadsworth 1905-1984
Father James W. Wadsworth, Sr. 1846-1926
Grandfather James S. Wadsworth 1807-1864
Father In-Law John M. Hay 1838-1905

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  11/02/1948 NY District 41 Won 59.07% (+19.78%)
  11/05/1946 NY District 41 Won 71.47% (+42.95%)
  11/07/1944 NY District 41 Won 63.16% (+26.32%)
  11/03/1942 NY District 39 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/05/1940 NY District 39 Won 60.37% (+20.74%)
  11/08/1938 NY District 39 Won 65.77% (+37.36%)
  11/03/1936 NY District 39 Won 58.51% (+22.03%)
  11/06/1934 NY District 39 Won 56.22% (+14.93%)
  11/08/1932 NY District 39 Won 47.12% (+14.35%)
  06/16/1932 US President - R Convention Lost 0.09% (-97.83%)
  11/02/1926 NY US Senate Lost 42.40% (-4.09%)
  09/28/1926 NY US Senate - R Convention Won 93.77% (+89.37%)
  11/02/1920 NY US Senate Won 52.36% (+19.46%)
  09/14/1920 NY US Senate - R Primary Won 66.42% (+44.17%)
  11/03/1914 NY US Senate Won 47.04% (+4.98%)
  09/28/1914 NY US Senate - R Primary Won 42.85% (+3.36%)
  11/05/1912 NY Lt. Governor Lost 29.19% (-13.94%)
  09/27/1912 NY Governor - R Convention Lost 28.68% (-9.30%)
  01/01/1910 NY Assembly - Speaker Won 64.38% (+28.77%)
  11/06/1909 NY Assembly - Livingston Won 50.79% (+3.62%)
  01/01/1909 NY Assembly - Speaker Won 66.21% (+32.41%)
  11/03/1908 NY Assembly - Livingston Won 58.62% (+19.44%)
  01/01/1908 NY Assembly - Speaker Won 61.90% (+23.81%)
  11/02/1907 NY Assembly - Livingston Won 62.40% (+26.88%)
  01/01/1907 NY Assembly - Speaker Won 67.13% (+34.27%)
  11/06/1906 NY Assembly - Livingston Won 59.54% (+21.16%)
  11/07/1905 NY Assembly - Livingston Won 77.47% (+58.61%)
  11/08/1904 NY Assembly - Livingston Won 59.89% (+25.13%)
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