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  Lovre, Harold Orrin
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AffiliationRepublican  
  1953-01-01  
 
NameHarold Orrin Lovre
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Watertown, South Dakota , United States
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Born January 30, 1904
DiedJanuary 17, 1972 (67 years)
ContributorJoshua L.
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Sep 28, 2015 07:24pm
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InfoLOVRE, Harold Orrin, a Representative from South Dakota; born in Toronto, Deuel County, S.Dak., January 30, 1904; attended the public schools of Toronto, S.Dak., and St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minn.; graduated from the University of South Dakota at Vermillion in 1927; was admitted to the bar in 1927 and practiced law in Hayti, Hamlin County, S.Dak., 1927-1944, and in Watertown, Codington County, S.Dak., 1944-1949; State�s attorney for Hamlin County, S.Dak., 1929-1932, 1937-1940; president of the State Board of Agriculture in 1939 and 1940; chairman of the South Dakota Republican Committee in 1947 and 1948; member of the State senate 1941-1944; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-first and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1949-January 3, 1957); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1956 to the Eighty-fifth Congress; resumed the practice of law; died in Silver Spring, Md., January 17, 1972; interment in Parklawn Cemetery, Rockville, Md.


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  11/06/1956 SD District 01 Lost 47.60% (-4.80%)
  11/02/1954 SD District 01 Won 58.00% (+15.99%)
  11/04/1952 SD District 01 Won 68.46% (+36.92%)
  11/07/1950 SD District 01 Won 60.77% (+21.55%)
  11/02/1948 SD District 01 Won 53.54% (+7.08%)
  06/01/1948 SD District 1 - R Primary Won 32.40% (+7.36%)
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