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  Hickenlooper, Bourke B.
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NameBourke B. Hickenlooper
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa , United States
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Born July 21, 1896
DiedSeptember 04, 1971 (75 years)
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InfoHICKENLOOPER, BOURKE BLAKEMORE, a Senator from Iowa; born in Blockton, Taylor County, Iowa, July 21, 1896; attended the public schools and Iowa State College at Ames until April 1917, when he enrolled in the officer's training camp at Fort Snelling, Minn.; commissioned a second lieutenant, embarked overseas in August 1918 and served in France as battalion orientation officer; returned to the United States in February 1919 and was honorably discharged; reentered Iowa State College and graduated in 1919; graduated from the College of Law of the State University of Iowa at Iowa City in 1922; admitted to the bar in 1922 and commenced practice in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Iowa state house of representatives 1934-1937

Lieutenant governor of Iowa 1939-1942

Iowa Governor 1943-1944

US Senate (R-IA) 1945-1969; was not a candidate for reelection in 1968; co-chairman, Joint Committee on Atomic Energy (Eightieth Congress), chairman, Republican Policy Committee (Eighty-seventh through Ninetieth Congresses)

Died in Shelter Island, N.Y., September 4, 1971, while visiting; interment in Cedar Memorial Cemetery, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.


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FAMILY
Father Nathan O. Hickenlooper 1869-1961
Grandfather Simon B. Hickenlooper 1835-1914
Great-Grandfather Thomas A. Hickenlooper 1793-1881

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  11/06/1962 IA US Senate Won 53.39% (+6.78%)
  06/04/1962 IA US Senate - R Primary Won 85.41% (+70.83%)
  11/06/1956 IA US Senate Won 53.92% (+7.83%)
  11/07/1950 IA US Senate Won 54.82% (+10.12%)
  06/05/1950 IA US Senate - R Primary Won 75.28% (+60.48%)
  11/07/1944 IA US Senate Won 51.28% (+2.91%)
  11/03/1942 IA Governor Won 62.75% (+25.79%)
ENDORSEMENTS
US Ambassador to the USSR - Mar 27, 1953 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 12, 1949 NPA Reject