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  Blaine, John J.
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NameJohn J. Blaine
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Boscobel, Wisconsin , United States
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Born May 04, 1875
DiedApril 18, 1934 (58 years)
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Dec 21, 2014 06:08pm
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InfoJohn James Blaine (May 4, 1875 – April 18, 1934) was the 24th Governor of Wisconsin and a United States Senator. He was born in Wingville, Sauk County, Wisconsin. He died in Boscobel, Wisconsin, and was buried there.

BLAINE, John James, a Senator from Wisconsin; born on a farm in Wingville Township, Grant County, Wis., May 4, 1875; attended the common schools; was graduated from the law department of Valparaiso (Ind.) University in 1896; was admitted to the bar in 1896 and commenced practice in Montford; moved to Boscobel in 1897 and continued the practice of law; mayor of Boscobel 1901-1904, 1906-1907; member of the Grant County Board of Supervisors 1901-1904; member, State senate 1909-1913; unsuccessful candidate for Governor in 1914; attorney general of the State of Wisconsin 1919-1921; Governor of Wisconsin 1921-1927; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate for the term beginning March 4, 1927, and served from March 4, 1927, to March 3, 1933; unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1932; resumed the practice of law at Boscobel; appointed a director of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation in 1933 and served until his death in Boscobel, Wis., April 16, 1934; interment in Hillside Cemetery.


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RACES
  09/20/1932 WI US Senate - R Primary Lost 49.20% (-1.59%)
  06/16/1932 US President - R Convention Lost 1.13% (-96.79%)
  11/02/1926 WI US Senate Won 54.94% (+34.57%)
  09/07/1926 WI US Senate - R Primary Won 50.10% (+5.37%)
  11/04/1924 WI Governor Won 51.76% (+11.89%)
  09/02/1924 WI Governor - R Primary Won 54.38% (+17.38%)
  11/07/1922 WI Governor Won 76.36% (+65.76%)
  09/05/1922 WI Governor - R Primary Won 67.22% (+37.77%)
  11/02/1920 WI Governor Won 52.98% (+17.14%)
  09/07/1920 WI Governor - R Primary Won 29.87% (+2.86%)
  11/05/1918 WI Attorney General Won 52.49% (+24.37%)
  11/03/1914 WI Governor Lost 10.01% (-33.26%)
  11/03/1908 WI State Senate 16 Won 57.51% (+15.55%)
ENDORSEMENTS
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - May 07, 1930 NPA Reject
WI US President - Nov 06, 1928 D Alfred E. Smith
US President National Vote - Nov 04, 1924 R Robert Marion La Follette