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  Jefferis, Albert W.
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NameAlbert W. Jefferis
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Omaha, Nebraska , United States
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Born December 07, 1868
DiedSeptember 14, 1942 (73 years)
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Infoborn near Embreeville, Chester County, Pa., December 7, 1868; attended the public schools in Romansville, Pa., and the State normal school at West Chester; taught school in West Bradford Township three years; was graduated from the law department of the University of Michigan, at Ann Arbor, in 1893; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Omaha, Nebr.; member of various Republican State and county committees; assistant county attorney 1896-1898; unsuccessful candidate for election in 1908 to the Sixty-first Congress; chairman of the Republican State convention in 1910; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-sixth and Sixty-seventh Congresses (March 4, 1919-March 3, 1923); unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States Senate in 1922; resumed the practice of law; was elected delegate at large to the Republican National Convention in 1924; was manager of the Coolidge-Dawes automobile caravan from Plymouth, Vt., to Bellingham, Wash.; resumed the practice of law in Omaha, Nebr.; unsuccessful candidate for nomination as United States Senator in 1940; died at Omaha, Nebr., on September 14, 1942; interment in Forest Lawn Cemetery.


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  04/09/1940 NE US Senate - R Primary Lost 8.88% (-28.27%)
  11/02/1920 NE District 2 Won 64.41% (+28.81%)
  11/05/1918 NE - District 02 Won 50.89% (+1.77%)
  11/03/1908 NE - District 02 Lost 45.38% (-7.21%)
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