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  Porter, Charles O.
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AffiliationDemocratic  
 
NameCharles O. Porter
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Eugene, Oregon , United States
EmailNone
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Born April 04, 1919
DiedJanuary 01, 2006 (86 years)
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May 16, 2020 08:55pm
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InfoPORTER, Charles Orlando, a Representative from Oregon; born in Klamath Falls, Klamath County, Oreg., April 4, 1919; moved to Eugene, Lane County, Oreg., in 1923 and attended the public schools; graduated from Harvard University in 1941 and from Harvard Law School in 1947; served with the United States Air Force from private to first lieutenant 1941-1945, with overseas service in Europe; major in the Air Force Reserve (retired); law clerk in the United States Court of Appeals in San Francisco in 1947 and 1948; was admitted to the bar in 1948; assistant to the director, American Bar Association´┐Żs Survey of the Legal Profession, Boston, Mass., 1948-1951; practiced law in Eugene, Oreg., 1951-1956; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-fifth and to the Eighty-sixth Congresses (January 3, 1957-January 3, 1961); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1960 to the Eighty-seventh Congress; resumed the practice of law; consultant, Food for Peace, The White House, 1961; unsuccessful candidate for nomination in 1964 to the Eighty-ninth Congress; unsuccessful candidate in 1966 for election to the Ninetieth Congress; unsuccessful candidate in 1972 for election to the Ninety-third Congress; unsuccessful candidate in 1976 for nomination to the Ninety-fifth Congress; unsuccessful candidate for nomination in 1980 to the United States Senate; is a resident of Eugene, Oreg.

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Jan 06, 2006 11:00pm Obituary Contrarian Congressman Charles O. Porter, 86  Article RMF 

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  05/20/1980 OR US Senate- D Primary Lost 20.60% (-27.06%)
  05/25/1976 OR District 4 - D Primary Lost 16.59% (-51.31%)
  11/07/1972 OR District 4 Lost 37.62% (-24.73%)
  05/23/1972 OR District 4 - D Primary Won 33.12% (+0.41%)
  11/08/1966 OR District 4 Lost 37.29% (-25.40%)
  05/24/1966 OR District 4 - D Primary Won 44.69% (+2.46%)
  05/15/1964 OR District 4 - D Primary Lost 37.18% (-25.65%)
  05/18/1962 OR District 4 - D Primary Lost 33.16% (-2.15%)
  11/08/1960 OR District 4 Lost 48.91% (-2.17%)
  11/04/1958 OR District 4 Won 56.32% (+12.65%)
  11/06/1956 OR District 4 Won 51.28% (+2.55%)
  05/18/1956 OR District 4 - D Primary Won 60.60% (+21.19%)
  11/02/1954 OR District 4 Lost 44.10% (-11.80%)
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