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  Stafford, William Henry
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NameWilliam Henry Stafford
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin , United States
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Born October 12, 1869
DiedApril 22, 1957 (87 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
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Oct 12, 2008 07:22am
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InfoSTAFFORD, William Henry, a Representative from Wisconsin; born in Milwaukee, Wis., October 12, 1869; attended the public schools, and was graduated from Harvard University Law School in 1893; was admitted to the bar in 1894 and commenced practice in Milwaukee, Wis.; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-eighth and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1903-March 3, 1911); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1910; resumed the practice of his profession in Milwaukee, Wis.; elected to the Sixty-third, Sixty-fourth, and Sixty-fifth Congresses (March 4, 1913-March 3, 1919); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1918 to the Sixty-sixth Congress; elected to the Sixty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1921-March 3, 1923); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1922 to the Sixty-eighth Congress and for election in 1926 to the Seventieth Congress; elected to the Seventy-first and Seventy-second Congresses (March 4, 1929-March 3, 1933); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1932 and for the Republican nomination for United States Senator in 1938; resumed the practice of law; died in Milwaukee, Wis., April 22, 1957; interment in Forest Home Cemetery.


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  09/20/1938 WI US Senate - R Primary Lost 12.40% (-20.51%)
  11/04/1930 WI District 5 Won 42.16% (+1.80%)
  11/06/1928 WI District 5 Won 38.93% (+0.69%)
  11/02/1926 WI District 5 Lost 44.94% (-3.85%)
  11/07/1922 WI District 5 Lost 46.65% (-6.70%)
  09/05/1922 WI District 5 - R Primary Won 62.55% (+34.66%)
  11/02/1920 WI District 5 Won 54.53% (+9.06%)
  09/07/1920 WI District 5 - R Primary Won 56.71% (+31.47%)
  11/05/1918 WI District 5 Lost 26.01% (-17.64%)
  11/07/1916 WI District 5 Won 45.39% (+8.46%)
  11/03/1914 WI District 5 Won 46.65% (+11.79%)
  11/05/1912 WI District 5 Won 41.26% (+4.94%)
  11/03/1908 WI District 5 Won 40.44% (+8.69%)
  11/06/1906 WI District 5 Won 44.26% (+16.11%)
  11/08/1904 WI District 5 Won 44.80% (+17.17%)
  11/04/1902 WI District 5 Won 45.83% (+12.24%)
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