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  Youngdahl, Oscar F.
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NameOscar F. Youngdahl
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Minneapolis, Minnesota , United States
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Born October 13, 1893
DiedFebruary 03, 1946 (52 years)
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InfoYOUNGDAHL, Oscar Ferdinand, a Representative from Minnesota; born in Minneapolis, Minn., October 13, 1893; attended the public schools and Hamline University, St. Paul, Minn.; was graduated from Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minn., in 1916; principal of Ortonville (Minn.) High School and instructor of dramatics and public speaking 1916-1918; during the First World War served as a seaman second class in the United States Navy in 1918 and 1919; engaged in the sale of bonds and securities 1919-1925; was graduated from the Minnesota College of Law at Minneapolis in 1925; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Minneapolis, Minn.; unsuccessful candidate for attorney general in 1936; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-sixth and Seventy-seventh Congresses (January 3, 1939-January 3, 1943); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1942; resumed the practice of law until his death in Minneapolis, Minn., February 3, 1946; interment in Lakewood Cemetery.


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  09/08/1942 MN District 5 - R Primary Lost 41.00% (-14.58%)
  11/05/1940 MN District 5 Won 52.13% (+17.84%)
  09/10/1940 MN District 5 - R Primary Won 82.44% (+64.87%)
  11/08/1938 MN District 5 Won 54.66% (+17.88%)
  11/03/1936 MN Attorney General Lost 35.79% (-13.83%)
  11/06/1934 MN Attorney General Lost 35.55% (-9.34%)
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