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  Kent, William
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AffiliationRepublican   
NameWilliam Kent
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Kentfield, California , United States
EmailNone
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Born March 29, 1864
DiedMarch 13, 1928 (63 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifedRBH
Dec 31, 2014 10:10pm
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InfoKENT, William, a Representative from California; born in Chicago, Ill., March 29, 1864; moved to California in 1871 with his parents, who settled in Marin County; attended private schools in California and Hopkins Grammar School, New Haven, Conn., 1881-1883; was graduated from Yale University in 1887; returned to Chicago, Ill., in 1887 and engaged in the real estate and livestock business; member of the city council 1895-1897; president of the Municipal Voters´┐Ż League of Chicago in 1899 and 1900; returned to Marin County, Calif., in 1907; elected as a Progressive Republican to the Sixty-second Congress; reelected as an Independent to the Sixty-third and Sixty-fourth Congresses and served from March 4, 1911, to March 3, 1917; was not a candidate for renomination in 1916; appointed a member of the United States Tariff Commission March 21, 1917, and served until his resignation March 31, 1920; writer on political subjects and natural science; died in Kentfield, Calif., March 13, 1928; remains were cremated in Oakland, Calif., and the ashes returned to the family.
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Son Roger Kent 1906-1980

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  08/31/1920 CA US Senate - R Primary Lost 33.71% (-6.69%)
  11/03/1914 CA District 1 Won 48.09% (+9.83%)
  11/05/1912 CA District 1 Won 37.27% (+2.90%)
  11/08/1910 CA District 2 Won 50.14% (+6.17%)
  08/16/1910 CA District 2 - R Primary Won 57.77% (+15.55%)
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US House Speaker - Apr 04, 1911 R Henry Allen Cooper