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  Hargis, Denver D.
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AffiliationDemocratic  
  1959-01-01  
 
NameDenver D. Hargis
Address
Coffeyville, Kansas , United States
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Born July 22, 1921
DiedMarch 16, 1989 (67 years)
Contributoreddy 9_99
Last ModifedRBH
May 14, 2020 04:25pm
Tags English - Hispanic -
InfoHARGIS, Denver David, a Representative from Kansas; born in Key West, Fla., July 22, 1921; parents moved to Coffeyville, Montgomery County, Kans., in 1922; attended Coffeyville schools; enlisted in the United States Navy in January 1941 and served until October 1943; graduated from Washburn University, Topeka, Kans., B.A., 1946 and from the law department, LL.B., 1948; was admitted to the bar in 1948 and commenced the practice of law in Coffeyville, Kans.; in February 1949 was appointed district supervisor of the Census Bureau for the Third District of Kansas; promoted to administrative officer for Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska, and later promoted to regional assistant and served until December 1950; mayor of Coffeyville, Kans., 1953-1958; appointed by Governor Docking as a member of the Arkansas River Basin Committee 1956-1959; delegate at large to Democratic National Convention in 1960; unsuccessful candidate for election in 1956 to the Eighty-fifth Congress; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-sixth Congress (January 3, 1959-January 3, 1961); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1960 to the Eighty-seventh Congress; consultant with the Department of Defense, 1961-1962, and the Department of Commerce, 1962-1966; manager and later owner of several title insurance companies in Florida until his retirement in 1985; is a resident of Sarasota, Fla.

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  08/07/1962 KS District 5 - D Primary Lost 38.24% (-17.18%)
  11/08/1960 KS - District 03 Lost 48.81% (-2.38%)
  11/04/1958 KS - District 03 Won 51.72% (+3.45%)
  08/05/1958 KS District 3 - D Primary Won 38.17% (+3.20%)
  11/06/1956 KS - District 03 Lost 44.96% (-10.08%)
  08/07/1956 KS District 3 - D Primary Won 60.68% (+21.36%)
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