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  Baring, Walter S.
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NameWalter S. Baring
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Reno, Nevada , United States
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Born September 09, 1911
DiedJuly 13, 1975 (63 years)
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Infoborn in Goldfield, Esmeralda County, Nev., September 9, 1911; graduated from Reno High School in 1929 and from the University of Nevada at Reno, B.A. and B.S., 1934; holder of high school teacher�s certificate; elected chairman of the Democratic Central Committee of Washoe County, Nev., in 1936; elected assemblyman from Washoe County to the State assembly in 1936, reelected in 1942, and served until his resignation to enlist in the United States Navy; served in the Navy from September 26, 1942, until May 31, 1945; engaged in the furniture business at Reno, Nev., 1945-1948; member of the Reno City Council in 1947 and 1948; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-first and Eighty-second Congresses (January 3, 1949-January 3, 1953); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1952 to the Eighty-third Congress; delegate to the Democratic National Conventions in 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964, and 1968; engaged in the insurance business; unsuccessful candidate for election in 1954 to the Eighty-fourth Congress; elected to the Eighty-fifth and to the seven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1957-January 3, 1973); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1972; returned to his home in Reno, Nev.; died in Los Angeles, Calif., July 13, 1975; cremated; ashes entombed in a mausoleum at Masonic Memorial Gardens, Reno, Nev.


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  09/05/1972 NV At-Large - D Primary Lost 45.60% (-6.62%)
  11/03/1970 NV At-Large Won 82.46% (+64.91%)
  09/01/1970 NV At-Large - D Primary Won 68.72% (+37.43%)
  11/05/1968 NV At-Large Won 72.14% (+44.29%)
  09/03/1968 NV At-Large - D Primary Won 67.95% (+35.91%)
  11/08/1966 NV At-Large Won 67.63% (+35.26%)
  09/06/1966 NV At-Large - D Primary Won 50.33% (+3.52%)
  11/03/1964 NV At-Large Won 63.29% (+26.59%)
  09/01/1964 NV At-Large - D Primary Won 50.72% (+2.92%)
  11/06/1962 NV At-Large Won 71.65% (+43.30%)
  09/04/1962 NV At-Large - D Primary Won 59.81% (+24.44%)
  11/08/1960 NV At-Large Won 57.54% (+15.09%)
  11/04/1958 NV At-Large Won 66.87% (+33.74%)
  09/02/1958 NV At-Large - D Primary Won 69.90% (+39.81%)
  11/06/1956 NV At-Large Won 54.22% (+8.43%)
  09/04/1956 NV At-Large - D Primary Won 33.98% (+2.81%)
  11/02/1954 NV At-Large Lost 45.49% (-9.02%)
  06/01/1954 NV At-Large - D Primary Won 77.32% (+54.63%)
  11/04/1952 NV At-Large Lost 49.52% (-0.96%)
  09/02/1952 NV At-Large - D Primary Won 82.66% (+65.32%)
  11/07/1950 NV At-Large Won 52.78% (+5.57%)
  11/02/1948 NV At-Large Won 50.65% (+1.30%)
  09/07/1948 NV At-Large - D Primary Won 71.82% (+43.64%)
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NV At-Large - Nov 07, 1972 R David Towell