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  Baldwin, Joseph Clark
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NameJoseph Clark Baldwin
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New York, New York , United States
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Born January 11, 1897
DiedOctober 27, 1957 (60 years)
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InfoRepresentative from New York 1941-1947; born in New York City, January 11, 1897; attended private schools; was graduated from St. Paulís School, Concord, N.H., in 1916 and from Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., in 1920; enlisted in the Navy in 1917 and was transferred to the Army in 1918, serving overseas as a private in the Machine Gun Company of the Three Hundred and Fifth Infantry; received a commission and commanded the First Platoon, Machine Gun Company, Thirty-ninth Infantry; officer of the French Legion of Honor; political reporter for the New York Tribune and later associate editor for the North Westchester Times 1922-1930; established a public relations firm in 1930; served as a member of the board of aldermen of New York City 1929-1934; member of the State senate 1934-1936; delegate to the New York State constitutional convention in 1938; member of the New York City council 1937-1941; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-seventh Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Kenneth F. Simpson; reelected to the Seventy-eighth and Seventy-ninth Congresses and served from March 11, 1941, to January 3, 1947; unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1946 to the Eightieth Congress; became a representative for United Dye and Chemical Corp., and William Recht Co., Inc.; died in New York City, October 27, 1957.


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  11/05/1946 NY District 17 Lost 8.30% (-49.24%)
  08/20/1946 NY District 17 - R Primary Lost 16.33% (-67.33%)
  11/07/1944 NY District 17 Won 52.43% (+13.19%)
  11/03/1942 NY District 17 Won 60.98% (+21.96%)
  03/11/1941 NY District 17 Special Won 52.94% (+14.94%)
  11/07/1939 New York City Council - Manhattan At-Large Won 11.72% (+0.98%)
  11/02/1937 New York City Council - Manhattan At-Large Won 7.23% (-2.04%)
  11/03/1936 NY State Senate 17 Lost 45.53% (-4.36%)
  11/06/1934 NY State Senate 17 Won 47.94% (+2.23%)
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