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  Luce, Robert
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NameRobert Luce
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Cambridge, Massachusetts , United States
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Born December 02, 1862
DiedApril 07, 1946 (83 years)
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Infoborn in Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine, December 2, 1862; attended the public schools of Auburn and Lewiston, Maine, and Somerville, Mass., and was graduated from Harvard University in 1882; taught in the Waltham (Mass.) High School for a year; engaged in journalism, founding and serving as president of the Luce�s Press Clipping Bureau in Boston and New York in 1888; Republican member of the State house of representatives in 1899 and 1901-1908; studied law and was admitted to the bar in Boston in 1908, but did not engage in extensive practice; president of the Republican State convention in 1910; Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts in 1912; member of the Massachusetts Teachers Retirement Board 1914-1919; delegate to the State constitutional convention 1917-1919; president of the Republican Club of Massachusetts in 1918; Regent of the Smithsonian Institution 1929-1931; author, notably on the subject of political science; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-sixth and the seven succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1919-January 3, 1935); chairman, Committee on Elections No. 2 (Sixty-seventh Congress), Committee on World War Veterans� Legislation (Sixty-eighth Congress); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1934 to the Seventy-fourth Congress; elected to the Seventy-fifth and Seventy-sixth Congresses (January 3, 1937-January 3, 1941); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1940 to the Seventy-seventh Congress; resumed his former business pursuits; died in Waltham, Mass., April 7, 1946; the remains were cremated and the ashes interred in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.


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  11/05/1940 MA District 9 Lost 47.89% (-4.22%)
  11/08/1938 MA District 9 Won 50.65% (+1.30%)
  11/03/1936 MA District 9 Won 50.63% (+6.62%)
  11/06/1934 MA District 9 Lost 47.40% (-5.20%)
  11/08/1932 MA District 9 Won 51.40% (+3.99%)
  11/04/1930 MA District 13 Won 55.88% (+11.76%)
  11/06/1928 MA District 13 Won 58.18% (+16.36%)
  11/02/1926 MA District 13 Won 64.03% (+28.06%)
  11/04/1924 MA District 13 Won 69.26% (+38.52%)
  11/07/1922 MA District 13 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/1920 MA District 13 Won 70.94% (+41.88%)
  11/05/1918 MA District 13 Won 59.28% (+18.57%)
  01/14/1913 MA US Senate Lost 0.37% (-58.46%)
  11/05/1912 MA Lt. Governor Lost 33.63% (-7.82%)
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