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  Cameron, Ralph Henry
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NameRalph Henry Cameron
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Phoenix, Arizona , United States
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Born October 21, 1863
DiedFebruary 12, 1953 (89 years)
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Infoborn in Southport, Lincoln County, Maine, October 21, 1863; attended the common schools; emigrated to the West and became interested in mining and stock raising; locator and builder of the Bright Angel trail into the Grand Canyon of the Colorado River in Arizona; moved to the Territory of Arizona in 1883; sheriff of Coconino County in 1891 and 1894-1898; member of the board of supervisors of Coconino County 1905-1907 and served as chairman; elected as a Republican Delegate to the Sixty-first and Sixty-second Congresses and served from March 4, 1909, to February 18, 1912, when Arizona was admitted as a State into the Union; resumed mining pursuits at Phoenix, Ariz.; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1920 and served from March 4, 1921, to March 3, 1927; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1926 and for election in 1928; engaged in mica mining in North Carolina and Georgia and in gold mining in California; resided in Los Angeles, Calif., and Yuma, Ariz., until his death in Washington, D.C., while on a business trip, February 12, 1953; interment in the American Legion Cemetery, Grand Canyon, Ariz.


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  09/07/1948 AZ District 1 - R Primary Lost 29.48% (-22.97%)
  11/08/1932 AZ US Senate Lost 32.06% (-34.61%)
  09/13/1932 AZ US Senate - R Primary Won 59.30% (+18.59%)
  11/06/1928 AZ US Senate Lost 45.75% (-8.49%)
  09/11/1928 AZ US Senate - R Primary Won 65.52% (+31.03%)
  11/03/1926 AZ US Senate Lost 41.66% (-16.68%)
  11/02/1920 AZ US Senate Won 55.17% (+10.33%)
  09/07/1920 AZ US Senate - R Primary Won 40.65% (+5.72%)
  11/03/1914 AZ Governor Lost 34.51% (-14.95%)
  03/27/1912 AZ US Senate Lost 44.33% (-5.67%)
  11/08/1910 AZ Territorial Delegate - Final Election Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/03/1908 AZ Territorial Delegate Won 47.16% (+2.69%)
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