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  Church, Ralph E.
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AffiliationRepublican  
<-  1925-01-01  
 
NameRalph E. Church
Address300 Church Street
Evanston, Illinois , United States
EmailNone
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Born May 05, 1883
DiedMarch 21, 1950 (66 years)
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InfoCHURCH, Ralph Edwin, (husband of Marguerite Stitt Church), a Representative from Illinois; born on a farm near Catlin, Vermilion County, Ill., on May 5, 1883; attended the public schools; was graduated from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 1907 and from the law department of Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill., in 1909; was admitted to the bar in 1909 and commenced practice in Chicago, Ill.; elected to the State house of representatives in 1916, resigning during the First World War to attend the Reserve Officers’ Training Camp; again a member of the State house of representatives 1917-1932; lieutenant commander in the United States Naval Reserve 1938-1941; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-fourth and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1935-January 3, 1941); was not a candidate for renomination in 1940, but was an unsuccessful candidate for the nomination for United States Senator; delegate to the Interparliamentary Conference at Oslo, Norway, in 1939; elected to the Seventy-eighth and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1943- March 21, 1950); died on Mar. 21, 1950, while appearing before the Committee on Expenditures in the Executive Departments, in the House Office Building, Washington, D.C.; interment in Memorial Park, Skokie, Ill.

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Wife Marguerite S. Church Dec 00, 1918-Mar 21, 1950

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  04/11/1950 IL District 13 - R Primary Won 61.68% (+39.28%)
  11/02/1948 IL District 13 Won 68.00% (+36.00%)
  11/05/1946 IL District 10 Won 64.69% (+29.38%)
  11/07/1944 IL District 10 Won 55.80% (+11.60%)
  11/03/1942 IL District 10 Won 63.04% (+26.08%)
  04/14/1942 IL District 10-R Primary Won 53.17% (+8.37%)
  04/09/1940 IL US Senate - Special R Primary Lost 40.39% (-19.22%)
  11/08/1938 IL District 10 Won 58.08% (+16.17%)
  04/12/1938 IL District 10-R Primary Won 84.41% (+73.41%)
  11/03/1936 IL District 10 Won 51.38% (+5.92%)
  04/14/1936 IL District 10-R Primary Won 85.09% (+76.36%)
  11/06/1934 IL District 10 Won 51.32% (+2.65%)
  04/10/1934 IL District 10-R Primary Won 52.18% (+4.35%)
  11/08/1932 IL District 10 Lost 18.23% (-22.90%)
  04/12/1932 IL District 10-R Primary Lost 33.84% (-0.05%)
  11/04/1924 IL State House 006 Won 39.13% (+0.00%)
  11/07/1922 IL State House 006 Won 24.04% (+0.00%)
  11/02/1920 IL State House 006 Won 38.05% (+0.00%)
  11/05/1918 IL State House 006 Won 30.35% (+0.00%)
  11/07/1916 IL State House 006 Won 27.41% (-0.11%)
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