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  Knox, Victor A.
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NameVictor A. Knox
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Sault Ste, Marie, Michigan , United States
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Born January 13, 1899
DiedDecember 13, 1976 (77 years)
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Infoborn on a farm in Chippewa County, Mich. (near Sault Ste. Marie), January 13, 1899; attended the public schools; engaged in farming until 1943; treasurer of Soo Township in 1923 and 1924; county supervisor 1925-1931; member of the State legislature 1937-1952, serving as speaker pro tempore and Republican floor leader 1943-1946 and as speaker 1947-1952; manager of the Chippewa County Farm Bureau 1943-1946; engaged in the retail plumbing and heating business in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., in 1946; served on the Council of State Government, State Planning Commission, State Crime Commission, and Soo Locks Centennial Commission; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-third and to the five succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1953-January 3, 1965); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1964 to the Eighty-ninth Congress; died in Petoskey, Mich., December 13, 1976; interment in Oaklawn Chapel Gardens, fifteen miles south of Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.



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  11/03/1964 MI District 11 Lost 46.74% (-6.52%)
  11/06/1962 MI District 11 Won 56.67% (+13.34%)
  11/08/1960 MI District 11 Won 54.85% (+9.75%)
  11/04/1958 MI District 11 Won 52.35% (+4.84%)
  11/06/1956 MI District 11 Won 56.08% (+12.16%)
  11/02/1954 MI District 11 Won 54.92% (+9.83%)
  11/04/1952 MI District 11 Won 59.28% (+18.56%)
  08/05/1952 MI District 11- R Primary Won 45.46% (+25.63%)
  07/29/1947 MI District 11 - Special R Primary Lost 24.50% (-7.66%)
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