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  Gross, H.R.
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AffiliationRepublican  
 
NameH.R. Gross
Address
Waterloo, Iowa , United States
EmailNone
WebsiteNone
Born June 30, 1899
DiedSeptember 22, 1987 (88 years)
Contributoreddy 9_99
Last ModifedRBH
Jan 01, 2015 03:40am
Tags Caucasian - Conservative - Anti-Sugar Subsidies - Government Reform - Isolationist - Pro-Smaller Government - Protectionist - Married - U.S. Army - Straight -
Infoborn in Arispe, Union County, Iowa, June 30, 1899; educated in the rural schools; served with the First Iowa Field Artillery in the Mexican border campaign in 1916; during the First World War served in the United States Army, with overseas service, 1917-1919; attended Iowa State College and the University of Missouri School of Journalism at Columbia; newspaper reporter and editor for various newspapers 1921-1935; radio news commentator 1935-1948; delegate, Republican National Convention, 1968; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-first and to the twelve succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1949-January 3, 1975); was not a candidate for reelection in 1974 to the Ninety-fourth Congress; was a resident of Arlington, Va., until his death in Washington, D.C., on September 22, 1987; interment in Arlington National Cemetery.



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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Sep 22, 2009 12:00am Profile Mr. No  Article Craverguy 
Feb 19, 2009 10:05am Opinion What Congress needs is a pest  Article Craverguy 
Jun 14, 2006 10:00am Opinion How are we going to pay for it?  Article Craverguy 
Nov 00, 1999 06:00pm Profile The Eternal Flamethrower  Article Craverguy 
Sep 24, 1987 12:00am Obituary H.R. Gross is Dead; Iowa Congressman  Article Craverguy 
Jun 15, 1962 12:00am Profile The Useful Pest  Article Craverguy 

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RACES
  11/07/1972 IA District 3 Won 55.68% (+11.36%)
  11/03/1970 IA District 3 Won 58.98% (+17.97%)
  11/05/1968 IA District 3 Won 64.05% (+28.10%)
  11/08/1966 IA District 3 Won 62.05% (+24.10%)
  11/03/1964 IA District 3 Won 50.13% (+0.25%)
  06/01/1964 IA District 3 - R Primary Won 87.94% (+75.87%)
  11/06/1962 IA District 3 Won 56.74% (+13.48%)
  06/04/1962 IA District 3 - R Primary Won 87.08% (+74.16%)
  11/08/1960 IA District 3 Won 53.96% (+7.92%)
  11/04/1958 IA District 3 Won 53.66% (+7.33%)
  06/02/1958 IA District 3 - R Primary Won 52.49% (+4.98%)
  11/06/1956 IA District 3 Won 58.55% (+17.11%)
  06/04/1956 IA District 3 - R Primary Won 78.28% (+56.56%)
  11/02/1954 IA District 3 Won 62.14% (+24.27%)
  06/07/1954 IA District 3 - R Primary Won 61.44% (+29.06%)
  11/04/1952 IA District 3 Won 65.83% (+31.79%)
  11/07/1950 IA District 3 Won 64.00% (+28.48%)
  11/02/1948 IA District 3 Won 58.28% (+16.88%)
  06/07/1948 IA District 3 - R Primary Won 55.73% (+11.46%)
  06/03/1940 IA Governor - R Primary Lost 44.01% (-5.65%)
ENDORSEMENTS
US President - R Primaries - Jul 01, 1976 R Ronald Wilson Reagan
US Vice President - Appointment - Dec 19, 1974 NPA Reject