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  Collier, James W.
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NameJames W. Collier
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Vicksburg, Mississippi , United States
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Born September 28, 1872
DiedSeptember 28, 1933 (61 years)
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Jul 31, 2015 01:22am
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Info born in Warren County, Miss., on the Glenwood plantation near Vicksburg September 28, 1872; attended the graded and high schools; was graduated from the law department of the University of Mississippi at Oxford in 1894; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Vicksburg; member of the State house of representatives 1896-1899; circuit clerk of Warren County from 1900 until 1909; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-first and to the eleven succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1909-March 3, 1933); chairman, Committee on Ways and Means (Seventy-second Congress); declined to become a candidate for reelection in 1932 to the Seventy-third Congress, after a controversy over whether candidates should run at large or by districts; appointed a member of the United States Tariff Commission by President Franklin D. Roosevelt and served from March 28, 1933, until his death in Washington, D.C., September 28, 1933; interment in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Vicksburg, Miss.


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  11/08/1932 MS - District 07 Lost 0.32% (-95.32%)
  08/23/1932 MS District 7 - D Primary Lost 23.28% (-53.44%)
  11/04/1930 MS - District 08 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/1928 MS - District 08 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/1926 MS - District 08 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/1924 MS - District 08 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/07/1922 MS - District 08 Won 98.99% (+97.99%)
  11/02/1920 MS District 8 Won 95.38% (+90.76%)
  11/05/1918 MS - District 08 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/07/1916 MS - District 08 Won 97.56% (+95.12%)
  11/03/1914 MS - District 08 Won 96.92% (+93.84%)
  11/05/1912 MS - District 08 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/08/1910 MS - District 08 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/03/1908 MS - District 08 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
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