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  Boggs, J. Caleb
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NameJ. Caleb Boggs
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Wilmington, Delaware , United States
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Born May 15, 1909
DiedMarch 26, 1993 (83 years)
ContributorWishful Thinking
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Aug 12, 2015 09:55pm
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Infoborn in Cheswold, Kent County, Del., May 15, 1909; attended the rural schools; was graduated from the University of Delaware at Newark in 1931 and from Georgetown University Law School, Washington, D.C., in 1937; was admitted to the bar in 1938 and commenced practice in Dover, Del; served during the Second World War in the United States Army 1941-1946; deputy judge of the family court of New Castle County, Del., 1946; elected as a Republican to the Eightieth, Eighty-first, and Eighty-second Congresses (January 3, 1947-January 3, 1953); was not a candidate for renomination in 1952 to the Eighty-third Congress; Governor of Delaware from January 1953, until his resignation December 30, 1960; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1960; reelected in 1966 and served from January 3, 1961, to January 3, 1973; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1972; practiced law in Wilmington, Del.; was a resident of Wilmington, Del., until his death on March 26, 1993; interment in Old Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Dover.


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  11/07/1972 DE US Senate Lost 49.10% (-1.38%)
  11/08/1966 DE US Senate Won 59.12% (+18.24%)
  11/08/1960 DE US Senate Won 50.71% (+1.43%)
  11/06/1956 DE Governor Won 51.95% (+3.91%)
  11/04/1952 DE Governor Won 52.11% (+4.22%)
  11/07/1950 DE At-Large Won 56.65% (+13.31%)
  11/02/1948 DE At-Large Won 50.61% (+1.58%)
  11/05/1946 DE At-Large Won 56.40% (+12.80%)
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 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