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  Jones, Hamilton C. "Ham"
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NameHamilton C. "Ham" Jones
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Charlotte, North Carolina , United States
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Born September 25, 1884
DiedAugust 10, 1957 (72 years)
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Sep 25, 2020 05:32am
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InfoJONES, Hamilton Chamberlain, a Representative from North Carolina; born in Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, N.C., September 26, 1884; attended the schools of Charlotte, N.C., Central High School, Washington, D.C., and Horners Military School, Oxford, N.C.; was graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1906 and Columbia University, New York City, in 1907; studied law at both institutions; was admitted to the bar in 1906 and commenced practice in Charlotte, N.C., in 1910; also engaged in agricultural pursuits; judge of City Recorder’s Court and Juvenile Court of Charlotte, N.C., 1913-1919; assistant United States district attorney for the western district of North Carolina 1919-1921; served in the State senate 1925-1927; trustee of the University of North Carolina; elected as a Democrat to the Eightieth, Eighty-first, and Eighty-second Congresses (January 3, 1947-January 3, 1953); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1952 to the Eighty-third Congress; resumed the practice of law; died in Charlotte, N.C., August 10, 1957; interment in Evergreen Cemetery.

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  11/04/1952 NC - District 10 Lost 42.59% (-14.82%)
  05/31/1952 NC - District 10 - D Primary Won 69.61% (+39.21%)
  11/07/1950 NC - District 10 Won 52.34% (+4.67%)
  05/27/1950 NC - District 10 - D Primary Won 78.82% (+66.89%)
  11/02/1948 NC District 10 Won 59.61% (+19.51%)
  05/29/1948 NC District 10 - D Primary Won 72.62% (+45.25%)
  11/05/1946 NC District 10 Won 53.85% (+7.70%)
  05/25/1946 NC - District 10 - D Primary Won 80.75% (+61.51%)
  05/27/1944 NC District 10 - D Primary Lost 37.15% (-11.71%)
  06/04/1938 NC District 10 - D Primary Lost 47.05% (-5.90%)
  06/02/1934 NC - District 10 - D Primary Lost 47.46% (-5.08%)
  07/05/1930 NC District 09 - D Runoff Lost 0.00% (-100.00%)
  06/07/1930 NC District 09 - D Primary Won 55.36% (+16.76%)
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