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  Patterson, Roscoe C.
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NameRoscoe C. Patterson
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Springfield, Missouri , United States
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Born September 15, 1876
DiedOctober 22, 1954 (78 years)
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Dec 10, 2014 06:35pm
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InfoPATTERSON, Roscoe Conkling, a Representative and a Senator from Missouri; born in Springfield, Greene County, Mo., September 15, 1876; attended public and private schools, Drury College, Springfield, Mo., and the University of Missouri at Columbia; graduated from the law department of Washington University, St. Louis, Mo., in 1897; admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Springfield, Mo.; prosecuting attorney of Greene County, Mo., 1903-1907; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1921-March 3, 1923); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1922 to the Sixty-eighth Congress; resumed the practice of law in Springfield, Mo.; presidential elector on the Republican ticket in 1924; moved to Kansas City, Mo., in 1925; United States district attorney for the western district of Missouri 1925-1929, when he resigned; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1929, to January 3, 1935; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1934; chairman, Committee on Mines and Mining (Seventy-second Congress); resumed the practice of law in Springfield, Mo.; member of the Missouri Appellate Judicial Commission; died in Springfield, Mo., October 22, 1954; interment in Maple Park Cemetery, southeast of the city.

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  11/06/1934 MO US Senate Lost 39.71% (-19.83%)
  11/06/1928 MO US Senate Won 51.91% (+4.03%)
  08/07/1928 MO US Senate - R Primary Won 31.38% (+3.44%)
  11/07/1922 MO District 7 Lost 48.86% (-1.81%)
  08/01/1922 MO District 7 - R Primary Won 64.35% (+28.71%)
  11/02/1920 MO District 7 Won 54.86% (+10.57%)
  08/03/1920 MO District 7 - R Primary Won 51.92% (+35.61%)
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Supreme Court - Associate Justice - May 07, 1930 R John J. Parker