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  Grant, George M.
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NameGeorge M. Grant
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Troy, Alabama , United States
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Born July 11, 1897
DiedNovember 04, 1982 (85 years)
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Dec 12, 2014 08:47pm
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Infoborn in Louisville, Barbour County, Ala., July 11, 1897; attended the public schools; was graduated from the law department of the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa in 1922; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice at Troy, Ala.; served as a private and aviation cadet in the aviation section of the Signal Corps of the United States Army in 1918 and 1919; county solicitor of Pike County, Ala., 1927-1937; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-fifth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Lister Hill; reelected to the Seventy-sixth and to the twelve succeeding Congresses and served from June 14, 1938, to January 3, 1965; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1964 to the Eighty-ninth Congress; resumed the practice of law; lobbyist; was a resident of Washington, D.C., until the time of his death on November 4, 1982, at sea, aboard the Queen Elizabeth II; interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.


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  11/03/1964 AL District 2 Lost 36.59% (-25.08%)
  06/02/1964 AL At-Large - D Runoff Won 11.40% (-0.49%)
  05/05/1964 AL District 2 - D Primary Won 68.94% (+37.88%)
  11/06/1962 AL At-Large Won 10.72% (-0.29%)
  11/06/1962 US Rep. from Alabama Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  05/29/1962 AL At-Large - D Runoff Won 11.58% (-0.14%)
  05/01/1962 AL District 2 - D Primary Won 64.93% (+40.31%)
  11/08/1960 AL District 2 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  05/03/1960 AL District 2 - D Primary Won 66.96% (+36.19%)
  11/04/1958 AL - District 2 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  05/06/1958 AL - District 2 - D Primary Won 51.36% (+2.71%)
  11/06/1956 AL - District 2 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  05/01/1956 AL - District 2 - D Primary Won 52.17% (+4.34%)
  11/02/1954 AL - District 2 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/1952 AL - District 2 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/07/1950 AL - District 2 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/1948 AL - District 2 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/05/1946 AL - District 2 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/07/1944 AL District 2 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/03/1942 AL District 2 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/05/1940 AL District 2 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/08/1938 AL District 2 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  06/14/1938 AL District 2 - Special Election Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
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