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  Beakes, Samuel W.
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NameSamuel W. Beakes
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Ann Arbor, Michigan , United States
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Born January 11, 1861
DiedFebruary 09, 1927 (66 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
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Jul 13, 2015 02:57am
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InfoBEAKES, Samuel Willard, a Representative from Michigan; born in Burlingham, Sullivan County, N.Y., January 11, 1861; attended Wallkill Academy, Middletown, N.Y.; was graduated from the law department of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, 1883; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Westerville, Ohio; editor and proprietor of the Westerville Review in 1884, of the Adrian (Mich.) Daily Record, 1884-1886, and of the Ann Arbor (Mich.) Argus, 1886-1905; mayor of Ann Arbor, 1888-1890; postmaster of Ann Arbor, 1894-1898; city treasurer, 1891-1893 and 1903-1905; city assessor, 1906-1913; delegate to the Democratic National Convention at St. Louis in 1916; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-third and Sixty-fourth Congresses (March 4, 1913-March 3, 1917); successfully contested the election of Mark R. Bacon to the Sixty-fifth Congress (December 13, 1917-March 3, 1919); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Sixty-sixth Congress in 1918; after his service in Congress located in Washington, D.C.; assistant chief of the industrial cooperation service of the United States Department of Commerce, April 1919-July 1919; staff member of the United States Veterans’ Bureau, 1919-1927; died on February 9, 1927, in Washington, D.C.; interment in Forest Hill Cemetery, Ann Arbor, Mich.

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  11/05/1918 MI - District 02 Lost 43.53% (-12.18%)
  11/07/1916 MI District 2 - Revised Vote Totals Won 49.10% (+0.24%)
  11/07/1916 MI District 2 Lost 48.94% (-0.09%)
  11/03/1914 MI - District 02 Won 45.21% (+0.52%)
  11/05/1912 MI - District 02 Won 35.00% (+0.23%)
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