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  Gooding, Frank R.
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NameFrank R. Gooding
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Gooding, Idaho , United States
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Born September 16, 1859
DiedJune 24, 1928 (68 years)
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Jan 09, 2016 09:41pm
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InfoSenator from Idaho; born in Tiverton, England, September 16,1859; immigrated in 1867 to the United States with his parents, who settled on a farm near Paw Paw, Mich.; attended the common schools; moved to Shasta, Calif., in 1877 and engaged in farming and mining; moved to Idaho in 1881 and settled in Ketchum, where he worked as a mail carrier, and subsequently engaged in the firewood and charcoal business; in 1888 settled near the present site of Gooding, which is named for him; engaged in farming and stock raising; member, State senate 1900-1904; Governor of Idaho 1905-1908; unsuccessful candidate for election in 1918 to the United States Senate; elected as a Republican in 1920 to the United States Senate for the term commencing March 4, 1921; was subsequently appointed to the Senate on January 8, 1921, to become effective January 15, 1921, to fill the vacancy in the term ending March 3, 1921, caused by the resignation of John F. Nugent; reelected in 1926, and served from January 15, 1921, until his death in Gooding, Idaho, June 24, 1928; interment in Elmwood Cemetery.


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  11/02/1926 ID US Senate Won 45.41% (+15.82%)
  11/02/1920 ID US Senate Won 54.08% (+8.17%)
  11/05/1918 ID US Senate - Special Election Lost 49.49% (-1.01%)
  11/06/1906 ID Governor Won 52.18% (+12.08%)
  11/08/1904 ID Governor Won 58.74% (+24.72%)
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