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  Wold, John S.
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NameJohn S. Wold
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Casper, Wyoming , United States
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Born August 31, 1916
DiedFebruary 19, 2017 (100 years)
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InfoJohn Schiller Wold

Representative from Wyoming; born in East Orange, Essex County, N.J., August 31, 1916; graduated from Taft High School, Watertown, Conn., 1934; attended St. Andrews University, Scotland; A.B., Union College, Schenectady, N.Y., 1938; M.S., Cornell University, 1939; consulting physicist, Bureau of Ordnance, Department of the Navy, 1941-1942; gunnery and executive officer, destroyer escort duty, Atlantic and Pacific Theaters, during the Second World War; member of the Wyoming house of representatives, 1957-1959; Wyoming Republican State chairman, 1960-1964; chairman, Western States Republican State Chairmen’s Association; member, Republican National Committee, 1960-1964; executive committee, Republican National Committee, 1962-1964; Republican nominee United States Senate from Wyoming in 1964; geologist, specializing in oil, gas, coal, and uranium exploration, 1939-1968; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-first Congress (January 3, 1969-January 3, 1971); was not a candidate for reelection, but was an unsuccessful nominee to the United States Senate in 1970; business executive; is a resident of Casper, Wyo.

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  11/03/1970 WY US Senate Lost 44.22% (-11.56%)
  08/18/1970 WY US Senate- R Primary Won 88.03% (+76.05%)
  11/05/1968 WY At-Large Won 62.74% (+25.47%)
  08/20/1968 WY At-Large - R Primary Won 49.21% (+2.23%)
  11/03/1964 WY US Senate Lost 46.01% (-7.98%)
  08/18/1964 WY US Senate- R Primary Won 51.96% (+3.92%)
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