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  Johnson, William R.
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  2021-01-01  
 
NameWilliam R. Johnson
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Freeport, Illinois , United States
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Born May 15, 1875
DiedJanuary 02, 1938 (62 years)
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Info born in Rock Island, Ill., May 15, 1875; moved with his parents to Freeport, Ill., in 1879; attended the public schools and the College of Commerce at Freeport; served from 1890 to 1894 as an apprentice and from 1894 to 1899 as a locomotive blacksmith in the Illinois Central Railroad shops at Freeport; member of the United States Capitol police force 1901-1919; appointed superintendent of the folding room of the House of Representatives on June 18, 1919, and served until March 3, 1925, when he resigned; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-ninth and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1925-March 3, 1933); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1932; returned to Freeport, Ill., where he died on January 2, 1938; interment in Oakland Cemetery.


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  04/10/1934 IL District 13-R Primary Lost 28.71% (-42.57%)
  04/12/1932 IL District 13 - R Primary Lost 48.98% (-2.03%)
  11/04/1930 IL District 13 Won 70.16% (+40.37%)
  11/06/1928 IL District 13 Won 73.69% (+47.47%)
  11/02/1926 IL District 13 Won 74.77% (+49.54%)
  04/13/1926 IL District 13-R Primary Won 58.01% (+16.02%)
  11/04/1924 IL District 13 Won 77.77% (+56.04%)
  04/08/1924 IL District 13-R Primary Won 27.62% (+1.50%)
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