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  Wheeler, W. M. "Don"
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NameW. M. "Don" Wheeler
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Alma, Georgia , United States
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Born July 11, 1915
DiedMay 05, 1989 (73 years)
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InfoWHEELER, William McDonald (Don), a Representative from Georgia; born near Alma, Bacon County, Ga., July 11, 1915; attended the public schools and South Georgia College at Douglas, Middle Georgia College at Cochran, Georgia Teachers College at Statesboro, Ga.; LL.B, Atlanta Law School, 1966; farmer; teacher; United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946; delegate, Democratic National Convention, 1952; elected as a Democrat to the Eightieth and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1947-January 3, 1955); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1954; Georgia Motor Vehicle Division in the Internal Revenue Department, Atlanta, Ga., 1955-1956; engaged in sales and public relations; tax examiner, State of Georgia; coordinator, Federal programs, Bacon County, Ga., Board of Education; assistant director, Governor’s Highway Safety Program, State of Mississippi; died on May 5, 1989, in Alma, Ga.

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  08/08/1972 GA US Senate - D Primary Lost 0.97% (-30.50%)
  08/08/1972 GA US Senate - Special D Primary Lost 0.94% (-33.38%)
  09/12/1962 GA District 8 - D Primary Lost 10.22% (-13.22%)
  09/08/1954 GA District 8 - D Primary Lost 43.61% (-2.45%)
  11/04/1952 GA District 8 Won 99.85% (+99.70%)
  05/14/1952 GA District 8 - D Primary Won 63.67% (+27.34%)
  11/07/1950 GA District 8 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  06/28/1950 GA District 8 - D Primary Won 43.81% (+10.96%)
  11/02/1948 GA District 8 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  09/08/1948 GA District 8 - D Primary Won 42.88% (+9.79%)
  11/05/1946 GA District 8 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  07/17/1946 GA District 8 - D Primary Won 53.39% (+6.79%)
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