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  Fordney, Joseph W.
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NameJoseph W. Fordney
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Saginaw, Michigan , United States
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Born November 05, 1853
DiedJanuary 08, 1932 (78 years)
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Info born on a farm near Hartford City, Blackford County, Ind., November 5, 1853; attended the common schools; moved to Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich., in June 1869 and engaged in the lumber industry; afterward became the owner of extensive lumber enterprises; vice president of the Saginaw Board of Trade; member of the board of aldermen of Saginaw 1896-1900; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-sixth and to the eleven succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1899-March 3, 1923); chairman, Committee on Expenditures in the Department of the Navy (Fifty-ninth Congress), Committee on Ways and Means (Sixty-sixth and Sixty-seventh Congresses); co-sponsor of the Fordney-McCumber Tariff of 1922; declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1922; delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1908; returned to the lumber business in Saginaw, Mich.; also interested in banking and agricultural pursuits; died in Saginaw, Mich., on January 8, 1932; interment in St. Andrew’s Cemetery.





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  11/02/1920 MI District 8 Won 72.18% (+44.60%)
  11/05/1918 MI - District 08 Won 62.84% (+25.67%)
  11/07/1916 MI - District 08 Won 53.63% (+8.71%)
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  11/05/1912 MI - District 08 Won 34.36% (+4.22%)
  11/08/1910 MI - District 08 Won 56.54% (+16.37%)
  11/03/1908 MI - District 08 Won 59.68% (+20.44%)
  11/06/1906 MI - District 08 Won 92.44% (+87.94%)
  11/08/1904 MI - District 08 Won 65.21% (+33.44%)
  11/04/1902 MI - District 08 Won 56.68% (+19.56%)
  11/06/1900 MI - District 08 Won 53.47% (+10.71%)
  11/08/1898 MI - District 08 Won 52.68% (+5.36%)
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