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  Chiperfield, Burnett M.
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AffiliationRepublican  
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NameBurnett M. Chiperfield
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Canton, Illinois , United States
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Born June 14, 1870
DiedJune 24, 1940 (70 years)
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Jul 14, 2015 03:30am
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Infoborn in Dover, Bureau County, Ill., June 14, 1870; attended the public schools of Illinois and Hamline University, St. Paul, Minn.; studied law; Illinois National Guard for twenty years; served in the Spanish-American War; Judge Advocate General's Department, 1917-1919 and1921-1934; admitted to the bar in 1891; lawyer, private practice; banker; prosecuting attorney, Fulton County, Ill., 1896-1900; member of the Illinois state house of representatives, 1903-1913; secretary and trustee of the Western Illinois State Normal School, Macomb, Ill., 1904-1909; unsuccessful candidate for election to the Sixty-third Congress in 1912; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1915-March 3, 1917); did not seek renomination, but was an unsuccessful candidate for the United States Senate; delegate to the Republican National Conventions,1920 and 1936; elected simultaneously as a Republican to the Seventy-first and Seventy-second Congresses to fill the vacancy caused by the death of United States Representative-elect Edward J. King (November 4, 1930-March 3, 1933); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Seventy-third Congress in 1932 and for election to the Seventy-fourth Congress in 1934; died on June 24, 1940, in Canton, Ill.; interment in Greenwood Cemetery.


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Son Robert B. Chiperfield 1899-1971

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  11/06/1934 IL District 15 Lost 45.13% (-9.75%)
  04/10/1934 IL District 15 - R Primary Won 47.37% (+5.22%)
  11/08/1932 IL District 15 Lost 43.12% (-13.76%)
  11/04/1930 IL District 15 Won 56.46% (+13.00%)
  11/04/1930 IL District 15 - Special Election Won 56.24% (+12.54%)
  04/08/1930 IL District 15-R Primary Won 54.65% (+24.43%)
  04/08/1930 IL District 15-R Special Primary Won 53.09% (+22.14%)
  09/15/1920 IL US Senate-R Primary Lost 8.22% (-38.38%)
  09/13/1916 IL At-Large-R Primary Lost 16.99% (-12.18%)
  11/03/1914 IL At-Large Won 21.43% (+0.74%)
  09/09/1914 IL At-Large-R Primary Won 15.00% (+2.63%)
  11/05/1912 IL At-Large Lost 13.31% (-5.12%)
  04/09/1912 IL At-Large-R Primary Won 23.52% (+0.00%)
  11/08/1910 IL State House 043 Won 28.67% (+2.03%)
  11/03/1908 IL State House 043 Won 26.50% (+0.24%)
  11/06/1906 IL State House 043 Won 23.74% (-0.35%)
  11/04/1902 IL State House 043 Won 27.25% (+0.00%)
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