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  Strong, James G.
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AffiliationRepublican   
NameJames G. Strong
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Blue Rapids, Kansas , United States
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Born April 23, 1870
DiedJanuary 11, 1938 (67 years)
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InfoSTRONG, James George, a Representative from Kansas; born in Dwight, Livingston County, Ill., April 23, 1870; attended the public schools of Dwight, Ill., 1876-1879, the Episcopal Mission of Greenwood Agency, S.Dak., 1879-1880, the public school at St. Marys, Kans., 1882-1887, and Baker University, Baldwin, Kans., 1887-1889; moved to Blue Rapids, Kans., in 1891; engaged in the real estate, loan, and insurance businesses; also studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1895 and commenced practice in Blue Rapids; also interested in mercantile and agricultural pursuits; city attorney 1896-1911; organized the Blue Rapids Telephone Co. in 1905; assistant attorney general of Marshall County in 1911 and 1912; delegate to the Republican National Conventions in 1912 and 1928; organized and developed the Marshall County Power & Light Co. in 1912; member of the school board 1913-1916; prosecuting attorney of Marshall County in 1916 and 1917; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-sixth and to the six succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1919-March 3, 1933); chairman, Committee on War Claims (Sixty-eighth through Seventy-first Congresses); unsuccessful for renomination in 1932; appointed first assistant treasurer of the Home Owners´┐Ż Loan Corporation in 1933 and served until his death in Washington, D.C., on January 11, 1938; interment in Fairmount Cemetery, Blue Rapids, Kans.


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  08/02/1932 KS District 1 - R Primary Lost 43.01% (-13.99%)
  11/04/1930 KS District 5 Won 53.90% (+7.80%)
  11/06/1928 KS District 5 Won 69.87% (+39.75%)
  11/02/1926 KS District 5 Won 62.80% (+25.60%)
  11/04/1924 KS District 5 Won 59.99% (+19.99%)
  11/07/1922 KS District 5 Won 56.31% (+12.61%)
  11/02/1920 KS District 5 Won 68.58% (+39.91%)
  11/05/1918 KS - District 05 Won 60.76% (+23.71%)
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