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  Moses, George H.
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NameGeorge H. Moses
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Concord, New Hampshire , United States
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Born February 09, 1869
DiedDecember 20, 1944 (75 years)
ContributorJoshua L.
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Dec 09, 2015 05:24pm
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InfoMOSES, George Higgins, a Senator from New Hampshire; born in Lubec, Washington County, Maine, February 9, 1869; attended the public schools of Eastport, Maine, and Franklin, N.H.; graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, N.H., in 1887 and from Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., in 1890; private secretary to the Governor 1889-1891; reporter, news editor, and chief editor on the Concord Evening Monitor 1892-1918; member and secretary of the New Hampshire Forestry Commission 1893-1907; United States Minister to Greece and Montenegro 1909-1912; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate on November 5, 1918, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Jacob H. Gallinger; reelected in 1920, and again in 1926, and served from November 6, 1918, to March 3, 1933; served as President pro tempore of the Senate during the Sixty-ninth through the Seventy-second Congresses; chairman, Committee on Printing (Sixty-sixth through Sixty-eighth Congresses), Committee on Post Office and Post Roads (Sixty-ninth and Seventieth Congresses), Committee on Rules (Seventy-first and Seventy-second Congresses); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1932 and for the Republican nomination for United States Senator in 1936; engaged in literary work in Concord, N.H., and Washington, D.C.; died in Concord, N.H., December 20, 1944; interment in Franklin Cemetery, Franklin, N.H.


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  09/15/1936 NH US Senate - R Primary Lost 39.58% (-16.46%)
  11/08/1932 NH US Senate Lost 49.27% (-1.08%)
  01/04/1932 President Pro Tempore Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/1926 NH US Senate Won 62.32% (+24.64%)
  11/02/1920 NH US Senate Won 57.72% (+16.09%)
  11/05/1918 NH US Senate - Special Election Won 50.76% (+1.53%)
  04/05/1909 US Ambassador to Montenegro Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  04/05/1909 US Ambassador to Greece Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
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US President - R Convention - Jun 19, 1908 R Charles Warren Fairbanks