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  Johnson, Albert
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NameAlbert Johnson
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Hoquiam, Washington , United States
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Born March 05, 1869
DiedJanuary 17, 1957 (87 years)
ContributorRalphie
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Jul 24, 2015 08:19pm
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InfoJOHNSON, Albert, a Representative from Washington; born in Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill., March 5, 1869; attended the public and high schools at Atchison and Hiawatha, Kans.; reporter on the St. Joseph (Mo.) Herald and the St. Louis (Mo.) Globe-Democrat 1888-1891; managing editor of the New Haven Register in 1896 and 1897; news editor of the Washington (D.C.) Post in 1898; moved to Tacoma, Wash., in 1898; editor of the Tacoma News 1898-1906; became editor and publisher of Grays Harbor Washingtonian (Hoquiam, Wash.) in 1907; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-third and to the nine succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1913-March 3, 1933); chairman, Committee on Immigration and Naturalization (Sixty-sixth through Seventy-first Congresses); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1932 to the Seventy-third Congress; while a Member of Congress was commissioned a captain in the Chemical Warfare Service, during the First World War, receiving an honorable discharge on November 29, 1918; retired from the newspaper business in 1934; died in a veterans hospital at American Lake, Wash., January 17, 1957; interment in Sunset Memorial Park, Hoquiam, Wash.


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  11/05/1940 WA Secretary of State Lost 40.70% (-18.60%)
  11/08/1932 WA District 3 Lost 34.41% (-12.50%)
  11/04/1930 WA District 3 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/1928 WA District 3 Won 69.95% (+39.90%)
  09/11/1928 WA District 3 - R Primary Won 48.77% (+1.91%)
  11/02/1926 WA District 3 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/1924 WA District 3 Won 70.45% (+41.06%)
  11/07/1922 WA District 3 Won 76.26% (+52.52%)
  11/02/1920 WA District 3 Won 55.65% (+25.09%)
  11/05/1918 WA District 3 Won 66.57% (+38.27%)
  11/07/1916 WA District 3 Won 57.11% (+21.04%)
  11/03/1914 WA District 3 Won 42.56% (+14.68%)
  11/05/1912 WA District 2 Won 32.48% (+1.63%)
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