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  Philbin, Philip J.
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NamePhilip J. Philbin
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Clinton, Massachusetts , United States
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Born May 29, 1898
DiedJune 14, 1972 (74 years)
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Info born in Clinton, Worcester County, Mass., May 29, 1898; attended the public and high schools; during the First World War served as a seaman in the United States Navy 1917-1919; was graduated from Harvard University in 1920 and from Columbia University Law School, New York City, in 1924; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Boston, Mass., and later in Clinton, Mass.; also engaged in the realty and fuel businesses and in agricultural pursuits; secretary, campaign manager, and personal representative at intervals for Senator David I. Walsh 1921-1940; special counsel for the United States Senate Committee on Education and Labor 1934-1936; referee in the United States Department of Labor in 1936 and 1937; member of the advisory board of the Massachusetts Unemployment Compensation Commission 1937-1940; in 1935 became chairman of the town of Clinton Finance Committee; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-eighth and to the thirteen succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1943-January 3, 1971); chairman, Committee on Armed Services (Ninety-first Congress); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1970 to the Ninety-second Congress; died at his home, Philcrest Farms, Bolton, Mass., June 14, 1972; interment in St. John�s Cemetery, Lancaster, Mass.



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  11/03/1970 MA District 3 Lost 26.67% (-10.99%)
  09/15/1970 MA District 3 - D Primary Lost 35.60% (-10.41%)
  11/05/1968 MA District 3 Won 47.83% (+20.13%)
  09/17/1968 MA District 3 - D Primary Won 48.90% (+15.07%)
  11/08/1966 MA District 3 Won 71.04% (+42.07%)
  11/03/1964 MA District 3 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/1962 MA District 3 Won 72.35% (+44.71%)
  11/08/1960 MA District 3 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/1958 MA District 3 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/1956 MA District 3 Won 70.94% (+41.88%)
  11/02/1954 MA District 3 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/1952 MA District 3 Won 67.32% (+34.91%)
  11/07/1950 MA District 3 Won 71.53% (+43.05%)
  11/02/1948 MA District 03 Won 73.94% (+47.89%)
  11/05/1946 MA District 03 Won 62.16% (+24.31%)
  11/07/1944 MA District 03 Won 61.52% (+23.05%)
  11/03/1942 MA District 03 Won 50.39% (+0.78%)
ENDORSEMENTS
Nobel Peace Prize - Oct 10, 1964 N Frederick Burdick