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  Hathaway, William D.
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AffiliationDemocratic  
  1973-01-03  
 
NameWilliam D. Hathaway
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Auburn, Maine , United States
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Born February 21, 1924
DiedJune 24, 2013 (89 years)
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Feb 21, 2021 05:40pm
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InfoWilliam Dodd "Bill" Hathaway

born in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass., February 21, 1924; attended Boston public schools; served in the United States Army Air Corps 1942-1946, enlisted as a private and discharged as a captain; was shot down over Romania and held a prisoner of war for three months; graduated Harvard College 1949, and Harvard Law School 1953; was admitted to the bar in 1953 and began the practice of law in Lewiston, Maine; assistant county attorney, Androscoggin County 1955-1957; hearing examiner for the State Liquor Commission 1957-1961; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-ninth Congress; reelected to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1965-January 3, 1973); was not a candidate for reelection, choosing instead to run for a Senate seat; elected in 1972 to the United States Senate, and served from January 3, 1973, to January 2, 1979; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1978; resumed the practice of law in Washington, DC; is a resident of McLean, Va.

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Jun 25, 2013 03:00pm Obituary Former US Sen. Bill Hathaway of Maine Dies at 89  Article Mr. Matt 

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  11/07/1978 ME US Senate Lost 33.94% (-22.65%)
  06/13/1978 ME US Senate - D Primary Won 99.83% (+99.65%)
  11/07/1972 ME US Senate Won 53.23% (+6.46%)
  06/19/1972 ME US Senate- D Primary Won 90.81% (+81.63%)
  11/03/1970 ME District 2 Won 64.21% (+28.42%)
  06/15/1970 ME District 2 - D Primary Won 89.05% (+78.09%)
  11/05/1968 ME District 2 Won 55.71% (+11.41%)
  11/08/1966 ME District 2 Won 56.76% (+13.52%)
  11/03/1964 ME District 2 Won 62.00% (+24.01%)
  11/06/1962 ME District 2 Lost 48.87% (-2.25%)
ENDORSEMENTS
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Dec 17, 1975 R John Paul Stevens
Secretary of Housing & Urban Development - Mar 09, 1975 NPA Reject
US Vice President - Appointment - Dec 19, 1974 R Nelson A. Rockefeller
US Attorney General - Dec 17, 1973 NPA Reject
US Vice President - Appointment - Dec 06, 1973 NPA Reject
CIA Director - Sep 04, 1973 NPA Reject