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  Chapman, Virgil
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NameVirgil Chapman
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Paris, Kentucky , United States
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Born March 15, 1895
DiedMarch 08, 1951 (55 years)
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Dec 12, 2014 08:39pm
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Info born in Middleton, Simpson County, Ky., on March 15, 1895; attended the public schools of Franklin, Ky.; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1917; graduated from the law department of the University of Kentucky at Lexington in 1918 and commenced practice at Irvine, Estill County, Ky., in 1918; city attorney of Irvine 1918-1920; moved to Paris, Ky., in 1920 and continued the practice of law; assisted in organizing the tobacco growers of Kentucky and nearby States into cooperative marketing associations 1921-1923; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-ninth and Seventieth Congresses (March 4, 1925-March 3, 1929); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1928; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-second and to the eight succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1931-January 3, 1949); elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1948 and served from January 3, 1949, until his death in the naval hospital at Bethesda, Md. following an automobile accident, March 8, 1951; interment in Paris Cemetery, Paris, Ky.


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  11/02/1948 KY US Senate Won 51.39% (+3.08%)
  08/07/1948 KY US Senate - D Primary Won 50.06% (+5.90%)
  11/05/1946 KY - District 06 Won 54.97% (+9.94%)
  08/03/1946 KY District 6 - D Primary Won 67.23% (+34.46%)
  11/07/1944 KY - District 06 Won 58.75% (+17.78%)
  11/03/1942 KY - District 06 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/05/1940 KY - District 06 Won 60.46% (+20.92%)
  11/08/1938 KY - District 06 Won 64.84% (+30.04%)
  08/06/1938 KY District 6 - D Primary Won 80.39% (+60.77%)
  11/03/1936 KY - District 06 Won 57.88% (+17.61%)
  08/01/1936 KY District 6 - D Primary Won 66.31% (+48.50%)
  11/06/1934 KY - District 06 Won 60.02% (+20.05%)
  08/04/1934 KY District 6 - D Primary Won 56.73% (+13.46%)
  11/08/1932 KY At-Large Won 6.59% (-0.01%)
  08/06/1932 KY At-Large - D Primary Won 8.98% (-0.54%)
  11/04/1930 KY District 7 Won 57.81% (+15.61%)
  08/02/1930 KY District 7 - D Primary Won 79.64% (+59.28%)
  11/06/1928 KY District 7 Lost 46.52% (-6.95%)
  11/02/1926 KY - District 07 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/1924 KY - District 07 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  08/02/1924 KY District 7 - D Primary Won 70.59% (+41.19%)
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