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  French, Burton L.
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NameBurton L. French
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Moscow, Idaho , United States
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Born August 01, 1875
DiedSeptember 12, 1954 (79 years)
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Info born near Delphi, Carroll County, Ind., August 1, 1875; moved with his parents to Kearney, Nebr., in 1880, and thence to Idaho in 1882; attended the public schools; was graduated from the University of Idaho at Moscow in 1901; fellow in the University of Chicago 1901-1903; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Moscow, Idaho; member of the State house of representatives 1898-1902; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-eighth, Fifty-ninth, and Sixtieth Congresses (March 4, 1903-March 3, 1909); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1908 to the Sixty-first Congress; elected to the Sixty-second and Sixty-third Congresses (March 4, 1911-March 3, 1915); was not a candidate for renomination in 1914, but was an unsuccessful candidate for the Republican nomination for United States Senator; elected to the Sixty-fifth and to the seven succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1917-March 3, 1933); chairman, Committee on Memorials (Seventieth and Seventy-first Congresses); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1932 to the Seventy-third Congress and for election in 1934 to the Seventy-fourth Congress; delegate to the Interparliamentary Union Conventions, at London in 1930, and at Bucharest in 1931; professor of government at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, from 1935 until his retirement in 1947; appointed by President Truman in 1947 a member of the Federal Loyalty Review Board and served until 1953; died in Hamilton, Ohio, September 12, 1954; interment in Moscow Cemetery, Moscow, Idaho.


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  11/06/1934 ID District 1 Lost 38.03% (-23.95%)
  11/08/1932 ID District 1 Lost 41.75% (-13.14%)
  11/04/1930 ID District 1 Won 64.92% (+29.84%)
  11/06/1928 ID District 1 Won 68.92% (+38.90%)
  11/02/1926 ID District 1 Won 66.27% (+32.55%)
  11/04/1924 ID District 1 Won 61.60% (+24.22%)
  11/07/1922 ID District 1 Won 46.82% (+20.14%)
  11/02/1920 ID District 1 Won 59.26% (+33.24%)
  11/05/1918 ID - District 01 Won 63.35% (+26.69%)
  11/07/1916 ID At Large Won 20.30% (+0.27%)
  11/05/1912 ID At Large Won 22.49% (+4.19%)
  11/08/1910 ID At Large Won 55.44% (+17.41%)
  01/12/1909 ID US Senate Lost 1.37% (-73.97%)
  11/06/1906 ID At Large Won 58.59% (+25.47%)
  11/08/1904 ID At Large Won 63.66% (+35.04%)
  11/04/1902 ID At Large Won 54.30% (+12.59%)
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US House Speaker - Apr 04, 1911 R Henry Allen Cooper