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  Bone, Homer Truett
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<-  1944-01-01  
 
NameHomer Truett Bone
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Tacoma, Washington , United States
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Born January 25, 1883
DiedMarch 11, 1970 (87 years)
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Jul 24, 2015 07:44pm
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Infoborn in Franklin, Johnson County, Ind., January 25, 1883; attended the public schools; employed in the postal service and in the accounting and credit department of a furniture company; was graduated from the Tacoma (Wash.) Law School in 1911; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Tacoma, Wash.; special deputy prosecuting attorney of Pierce County, Wash., 1912; corporation counsel of the port of Tacoma, Wash., 1918-1932; member, State house of representatives 1923-1924; unsuccessful candidate for the Republican nomination in 1928 to the Seventy-first Congress; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1932; reelected in 1938 and served from March 4, 1933, until his resignation on November 13, 1944; chairman, Committee on Patents (Seventy-sixth through Seventy-eighth Congresses); appointed a judge of the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Ninth Judicial Circuit 1944-1956; resumed the practice of law in San Francisco and sat on the bench occasionally until 1968; returned to Tacoma, Wash., where he died on March 11, 1970; cremated and ashes interred in Oakwood Cemetery.


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  11/08/1938 WA US Senate Won 62.62% (+25.51%)
  09/13/1938 WA US Senate - Blanket Primary Won 55.31% (+32.30%)
  11/08/1932 WA US Senate Won 60.61% (+27.91%)
  09/11/1928 WA District 3 - R Primary Lost 46.86% (-1.91%)
  11/07/1922 WA State House District 37 Won 28.82% (+0.85%)
  11/02/1920 WA District 3 Lost 30.56% (-25.09%)
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