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  Curtis, Carl T.
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NameCarl T. Curtis
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Minden, Nebraska , United States
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Born March 15, 1905
DiedJanuary 24, 2000 (94 years)
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Infoborn near Minden, Kearney County, Nebr., March 15, 1905; attended the public schools, and Nebraska Wesleyan University at Lincoln; teacher in the Minden, Nebr., schools in 1927; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1930 and commenced practice in Minden; county attorney of Kearney County, Nebr., 1931-1934; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-sixth Congress and to the seven succeeding Congresses and served from January 3, 1939, until his resignation December 31,1954; was not a candidate for reelection; was elected as a Republican in 1954 to the United States Senate for the six-year term commencing January 3, 1955; subsequently appointed by the Governor, January 1, 1955, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Hazel H. Abel for the term ending January 3, 1955; reelected in 1960, 1966, and again in 1972 and served from January 1, 1955, to January 3, 1979; was not a candidate for reelection in 1978; chairman, Republican Conference (1975-1979); practiced law in Lincoln, Nebr. where he was a resident until his death on January 24, 2000; interment in Minden Cemetery in Minden, Nebr.


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  11/07/1972 NE US Senate Won 53.16% (+6.33%)
  05/09/1972 NE US Senate- R Primary Won 74.04% (+58.24%)
  11/08/1966 NE US Senate Won 61.04% (+22.30%)
  11/08/1960 NE US Senate Won 58.93% (+17.87%)
  01/01/1955 NE US Senate Appointment Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/1954 NE US Senate Won 61.07% (+22.14%)
  08/10/1954 NE US Senate - R Primary Won 39.43% (+12.75%)
  11/04/1952 NE District 1 Won 72.05% (+44.10%)
  11/07/1950 NE - District 01 Won 54.54% (+9.09%)
  11/02/1948 NE - District 01 Won 57.24% (+14.49%)
  11/05/1946 NE - District 01 Won 66.38% (+32.76%)
  11/07/1944 NE - District 01 Won 70.03% (+40.06%)
  11/03/1942 NE - District 01 Won 66.58% (+36.55%)
  08/11/1942 NE District 1 - R Primary Won 54.25% (+22.99%)
  11/05/1940 NE - District 04 Won 57.69% (+32.44%)
  11/08/1938 NE - District 04 Won 58.19% (+16.39%)
ENDORSEMENTS
US Ambassador to the United Nations - Jan 30, 1977 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Dec 17, 1975 R John Paul Stevens
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Dec 15, 1971 R William H. Rehnquist
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Dec 09, 1971 D Lewis Franklin Powell, Jr.
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - May 17, 1970 R Harry Blackmun
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Apr 08, 1970 R G. Harrold Carswell
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Nov 21, 1969 R Clement Furman Haynsworth, Jr.
Supreme Court - Chief Justice - Jun 23, 1969 R Warren E. Burger
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Aug 30, 1967 D Thurgood Marshall