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  Jackson, Samuel D.
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AffiliationDemocratic  
 
NameSamuel D. Jackson
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Fort Wayne, Indiana , United States
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Born May 28, 1895
DiedMarch 08, 1951 (55 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
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Dec 06, 2015 02:24am
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Infoborn near Zanesville, Allen County, Ind., May 28, 1895; attended the public schools of Fort Wayne, Ind.; graduated from the Indiana University Law School at Indianapolis in 1917, and admitted to the bar the same year; during the First World War, served as a captain of Infantry 1917-1919; engaged in the practice of law at Fort Wayne, Ind., in 1919; prosecuting attorney of Allen County, Ind., 1924-1928; unsuccessful Democratic candidate for election in 1928 to the Seventy-first Congress; attorney general of Indiana 1940-1941; appointed on January 28, 1944, as a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Frederick Van Nuys and served from January 28, 1944, to November 13, 1944, when a duly elected successor qualified; was not a candidate for election to fill the vacancy; unsuccessful Democratic candidate for Governor of Indiana in 1944; resumed the practice of law; died in Fort Wayne, Ind., March 8, 1951; interment in Lindenwood Cemetery.



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  11/07/1944 IN Governor Lost 48.18% (-2.80%)
  01/28/1944 IN US Senate - Appointment Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/1928 IN District 12 Lost 44.69% (-10.63%)
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