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  Abernethy, Thomas G.
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NameThomas G. Abernethy
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Okahona, Mississippi , United States
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Born May 16, 1903
DiedJune 11, 1998 (95 years)
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Infoborn in Eupora, Webster County, Miss., May 16, 1903; attended the public schools, the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa, the University of Mississippi at Oxford, and was graduated from the law department of Cumberland University, Lebanon, Tenn., in 1924; was admitted to the bar in 1924 and commenced practice in Eupora, Miss., in 1925; mayor of Eupora 1927-1929; moved to Okolona, Miss, in 1929 and continued the practice of law; district attorney of the third judicial district of Mississippi 1936-1942; delegate, Democratic National Conventions in 1956 and 1960; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-eighth and to the fourteen succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1943-January 3, 1973); chairman, Committee on Elections No. 1 (Seventy-eighth Congress); was not a candidate for reelection in 1972 to the Ninety-third Congress; died in Jackson, Miss., on June 11, 1998.


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  11/03/1970 MS District 1 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/05/1968 MS District 1 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  06/04/1968 MS District 1 - D Primary Won 82.99% (+65.98%)
  11/08/1966 MS District 1 Won 68.77% (+47.43%)
  06/07/1966 MS District 1 - D Primary Won 88.99% (+77.98%)
  11/03/1964 MS District 1 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/1962 MS District 1 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/08/1960 MS District 1 Won 93.63% (+87.27%)
  11/04/1958 MS - District 01 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/1956 MS - District 01 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/1954 MS District 1 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/1952 MS District 1 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  08/26/1952 MS District 1 - D Primary Won 56.67% (+13.34%)
  11/07/1950 MS District 4 Won 95.80% (+91.61%)
  11/02/1948 MS - District 04 Won 98.38% (+96.76%)
  11/05/1946 MS - District 04 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/07/1944 MS - District 04 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/03/1942 MS - District 04 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  08/25/1942 MS District 4 - D Primary Won 58.86% (+22.36%)
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