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  Arends, Leslie C.
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NameLeslie C. Arends
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Melvin, Illinois , United States
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Born September 27, 1895
DiedJuly 07, 1985 (89 years)
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Info born in Melvin, Ford County, Ill., September 27, 1895; attended public and high schools and Oberlin (Ohio) College; during the First World War served in the United States Navy in 1918 and 1919; engaged in agricultural pursuits and banking; in 1935 became member of the Ford County (Ill.) Farm Bureau and in 1938 a member of the board of trustees of the Illinois Wesleyan University at Bloomington; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-fourth Congress; reelected to the nineteen succeeding Congresses and served from January 3, 1935, until his resignation December 31, 1974; minority whip (Seventy-eighth and Seventy-ninth Congresses, Eighty-first and Eighty-second Congresses, and Eighty-fourth through Ninety-third Congresses), majority whip (Eightieth Congress and Eighty-third Congress); was not a candidate for reelection to the Ninety-fourth Congress in 1974; died on July 17, 1985, in Naples, Fla.; interment in Melvin Cemetery, Melvin, Ill.


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  11/08/1966 IL District 17 Won 67.43% (+34.86%)
  11/03/1964 IL District 17 Won 56.44% (+12.87%)
  11/06/1962 IL District 17 Won 62.49% (+24.98%)
  11/08/1960 IL District 17 Won 61.33% (+22.67%)
  04/12/1960 IL District 17-R Primary Won 76.54% (+53.07%)
  11/04/1958 IL District 17 Won 61.01% (+22.01%)
  11/06/1956 IL District 17 Won 64.94% (+29.89%)
  11/02/1954 IL District 17 Won 64.98% (+29.96%)
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  11/07/1950 IL District 17 Won 66.80% (+33.60%)
  11/02/1948 IL District 17 Won 62.78% (+25.56%)
  11/05/1946 IL District 17 Won 71.17% (+42.35%)
  11/07/1944 IL District 17 Won 66.35% (+32.70%)
  11/03/1942 IL District 17 Won 72.36% (+44.72%)
  11/05/1940 IL District 17 Won 61.10% (+22.21%)
  11/08/1938 IL District 17 Won 60.92% (+21.83%)
  11/03/1936 IL District 17 Won 52.58% (+5.16%)
  04/14/1936 IL District 17-R Primary Won 88.48% (+76.97%)
  11/06/1934 IL District 17 Won 52.09% (+4.18%)
  04/10/1934 IL District 17-R Primary Won 25.58% (+1.42%)
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