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  Simpson, Milward L.
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NameMilward L. Simpson
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Cody, Wyoming , United States
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Born November 12, 1897
DiedJune 10, 1993 (95 years)
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Oct 06, 2015 02:11am
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Infoborn in Jackson, Teton County, Wyo., November 12, 1897; attended the public schools of Wood River, Meeteetse, and Cody; graduated from the University of Wyoming at Laramie in 1921; attended Harvard University Law School 1921-1925; during the First World War served as a second lieutenant in the Infantry, United States Army; admitted to the bar in 1926 and practiced law in Cody, Wyo., until 1955; member, State house of representatives 1926-1927; Governor of Wyoming 1955-1959; resumed law practice in 1959; appointed member of the board of trustees of University of Wyoming in 1939 and served as president 1943-1954; member of the National Association of Governing Boards of State Universities and Allied Institutions in 1950 and served as president in 1952 and 1953; elected in a special election on November 6, 1962, as a Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Senator-elect Keith Thomson in the term ending January 3, 1967; was not a candidate for reelection in 1966; lived in Cody, Wyo., until his death on June 10, 1993


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Son Pete Simpson 0000-
Son Alan K. Simpson 1931-
Grandson Colin M. Simpson 1959-

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  11/06/1962 WY US Senate - Special Election Won 57.84% (+15.68%)
  08/20/1962 WY US Senate - Special R Primary Won 59.64% (+19.29%)
  11/04/1958 WY Governor Lost 46.64% (-2.29%)
  11/02/1954 WY Governor Won 50.50% (+1.00%)
  08/17/1954 WY Governor - R Primary Won 37.79% (+9.49%)
  11/05/1940 WY US Senate Lost 41.26% (-17.47%)
  08/20/1940 WY US Senate - R Primary Won 37.47% (+9.97%)
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