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  Jordan, Leonard B.
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NameLeonard B. Jordan
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Boise, Idaho , United States
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Born May 15, 1899
DiedJune 30, 1983 (84 years)
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Oct 04, 2016 01:52am
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Infoborn in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete County, Utah, May 15, 1899; educated in the public schools of Enterprise, Oreg.; enlisted in the United States Army during the First World War; graduated from University of Oregon in 1923; farmer, rancher, businessman, and economic adviser; director of Circle C Ranch and of the Jordan Motor Co.; resident of Grangeville, Idaho, 1941-1951; member, State legislature 1947-1949; Governor of Idaho 1951-1955; chairman, the International Joint Commission 1955-1957; member, International Development Advisory Board 1958-1959; appointed as a Republican to the United States Senate August 6, 1962, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Henry C. Dworshak; elected November 6, 1962, for remainder of term, ending January 3, 1967; reelected in 1966 and served from August 6, 1962, to January 2, 1973; was not a candidate for reelection in 1972; was a resident of Boise, Idaho, until his death there June 30, 1983; interment in Cloverdale Cemetery.


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  11/08/1966 ID US Senate Won 55.38% (+10.77%)
  11/06/1962 ID US Senate - Special Election Won 50.95% (+1.89%)
  08/06/1962 ID US Senate - Appointment Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/07/1950 ID Governor Won 52.56% (+5.12%)
ENDORSEMENTS
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 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Chief Justice - Jun 23, 1969 R Warren E. Burger
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Aug 30, 1967 D Thurgood Marshall