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  Lankford, Richard E.
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NameRichard E. Lankford
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Annapolis, Maryland , United States
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Born July 22, 1914
DiedSeptember 22, 2003 (89 years)
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InfoLANKFORD, Richard Estep, a Representative from Maryland; born in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., July 22, 1914; attended private schools in Baltimore, Md., and Alexandria, Va.; B.S., University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va., 1937; LL.B., University of Maryland, Baltimore, Md., 1940; lawyer, private practice; engaged in active management of tobacco and cattle farms; United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946; member of the Maryland house of delegates, 1948-1954; unsuccessful Democratic candidate for election to the Eighty-third Congress in 1952; member of Maryland Legislative Council, 1953; delegate, Democratic National Convention, 1956; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-fourth and to the four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1955-January 3, 1965); was not a candidate for renomination to the Eighty-ninth Congress in 1964; died on September 22, 2003, Easton, Md.

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  11/06/1962 MD District 5 Won 59.47% (+18.95%)
  05/15/1962 MD District 5 - D Primary Won 85.38% (+70.76%)
  11/08/1960 MD District 5 Won 62.19% (+24.38%)
  05/17/1960 MD District 5 - D Primary Won 64.39% (+33.45%)
  11/04/1958 MD District 5 Won 75.14% (+50.27%)
  11/06/1956 MD District 5 Won 56.81% (+13.62%)
  05/07/1956 MD District 5 - D Primary Won 68.06% (+36.11%)
  11/02/1954 MD District 5 Won 53.72% (+7.44%)
  06/28/1954 MD District 5 - D Primary Won 61.79% (+30.94%)
  11/04/1952 MD District 5 Lost 49.62% (-0.77%)
  05/05/1952 MD District 5 - D Primary Won 24.30% (+2.92%)
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