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  Corbett, Robert J.
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AffiliationRepublican  
  2014-01-01  
 
NameRobert J. Corbett
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania , United States
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Born August 25, 1905
DiedApril 25, 1971 (65 years)
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InfoCORBETT, Robert James, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Avalon (Pittsburgh), Pa., August 25, 1905; attended the public schools; was graduated from Allegheny College, Meadville, Pa., in 1927 and from the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa., in 1929; senior high-school instructor at Coraopolis, Pa., 1929-1938; instructor in the Pittsburgh (Pa.) Academy Evening School in 1938; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-sixth Congress (January 3, 1939-January 3, 1941); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1940 to the Seventy-seventh Congress; served on the staff of Senator James J. Davis in Pittsburgh; sheriff of Allegheny County, Pa., 1942-1944; elected to the Seventy-ninth and to the thirteen succeeding Congresses and served from January 3, 1945, until his death in Pittsburgh, Pa., April 25, 1971; interment in Union Dale Cemetery.

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  11/03/1970 PA District 18 Won 60.20% (+22.50%)
  05/19/1970 PA District 18 - R Primary Won 82.79% (+65.58%)
  11/05/1968 PA District 18 Won 62.68% (+27.42%)
  11/08/1966 PA District 18 Won 67.13% (+34.27%)
  05/17/1966 PA District 18 - R Primary Won 81.38% (+62.76%)
  11/03/1964 PA District 18 Won 62.61% (+25.22%)
  11/06/1962 PA District 18 Won 64.28% (+28.56%)
  11/08/1960 PA District 29 Won 59.24% (+18.49%)
  11/04/1958 PA - District 29 Won 63.62% (+27.25%)
  11/06/1956 PA - District 29 Won 64.71% (+29.42%)
  11/02/1954 PA - District 29 Won 60.60% (+21.20%)
  11/04/1952 PA - District 29 Won 61.65% (+23.30%)
  11/07/1950 PA - District 30 Won 56.47% (+12.95%)
  11/02/1948 PA - District 30 Won 50.31% (+0.62%)
  11/05/1946 PA - District 30 Won 60.12% (+20.24%)
  11/07/1944 PA - District 30 Won 51.70% (+3.40%)
  11/05/1940 PA - District 30 Lost 49.86% (-0.28%)
  11/08/1938 PA - District 30 Won 51.20% (+2.40%)
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