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  Frear, James A.
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NameJames A. Frear
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Hudson, Wisconsin , United States
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Born October 24, 1861
DiedMay 28, 1939 (77 years)
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Infoborn in Hudson, St. Croix County, Wis., October 24, 1861; attended the public schools, and Laurence University, Appleton, Wis., in 1878; moved with his parents to Washington, D.C., in 1879; served in the Signal Service, United States Army, 1879-1884; was graduated from the National Law University, Washington, D.C., in 1884; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Hudson, Wis.; city attorney of Hudson in 1894 and 1895; served eleven years with the Wisconsin National Guard, retiring with the rank of colonel and judge advocate; district attorney of St. Croix County 1896-1901; member of the State assembly in 1903; served in the State senate in 1905; secretary of state of Wisconsin 1907-1913; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-third and to the ten succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1913-January 3, 1935); was not a candidate for renomination in 1934; resumed the practice of law in Washington, D.C., where he died May 28, 1939; interment in Arlington National Cemetery.


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  11/04/1924 WI District 10 Won 78.71% (+61.00%)
  11/07/1922 WI District 10 Won 98.53% (+97.06%)
  11/02/1920 WI District 10 Won 99.50% (+99.01%)
  11/05/1918 WI District 10 Won 90.31% (+80.61%)
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  11/03/1914 WI District 10 Won 60.93% (+27.56%)
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  11/08/1910 WI Secretary of State Won 51.22% (+17.43%)
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  11/08/1904 WI State Senate 10 Won 62.59% (+25.18%)
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