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 Francis Michael Forde
Elected to the House of Representatives for Capricornia, Queensland, general elections 1922-43.
He continued as Minister for the Army until he lost his seat in the 1946 elections, probably because impatient servicemen blamed him for delays in demobilisation.
Leader of the Australian delegations to New Zealand, 1944, and to the United Nations Conference, San Francisco, April 1945.
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 Sir Earle Christmas Grafton Page
Elected to the House of Representatives for Cowper, New South Wales, in general elections 1919, 1922, 1925, 1928, 1929 (unopposed), 1931, 1934, 1937, 1940, 1943, 1946,1949, 1951, 1954, 1955 (unopposed), 1958.
Leader of Australian delegation to the United Kingdom and the United States to examine banking, electricity, and road and rail transport, from 1924 to 1929.
Visited Canada and the United States to study the problems of health administration, from 21 July 1951 to 26 September 1951.
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 Area Handbook Series/ Indonesia / Bibliography
(Report submitted to United States Congress, 102d, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Committee on Foreign Affairs, and Senate, Committee on Foreign Relations.) Washington: GPO, 1992.
(Report submitted to United States Congress, 102d, 2d Session, House of Representative, Committee on Foreign Affairs, and Senate, Committee on Foreign Relations.) Washington: GPO, 1992.
New York: Netherlands and Netherlands Indies Council, Institute of Pacific Relations, 1946.
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 George W. Bush - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States and former governor of Texas.
He endorsed the Federal Marriage Amendment to the United States Constitution which would define marriage as a union between one man and one woman.
Bush signed the Medicare Act of 2003, which added prescription drug coverage to Medicare (United States), subsidized pharmaceutical corporations, and prohibited the Federal government from negotiating discounts with drug companies.
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 William Bradley Umstead and Merle Davis Umstead Papers Inventory (#4529)
William Bradley Umstead of Durham, N.C., served as a member of the United States House of Representatives from North Carolina, 1932-1938; as a United States senator, 1946-1948; and as governor of North Carolina, 1952-1954.
Political material chiefly concerns Umstead's years in the United States Senate, the period between his service in the Senate and his election as governor, and his 1952 gubernatorial campaign.
Elected to 73rd United States Congress as representative for the new 6th North Carolina district (Durham, Orange, Alamance, and Guilford counties).
www.lib.unc.edu /mss/inv/htm/04529.html   (8455 words)

  
 George W. Bush - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A Congressional challenge to the Ohio election was rejected by a vote of 1-74 by the Senate and 31-267 in the House.
George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States and former governor of Texas.
In 2004, Bush was elected to a second presidential term, defeating John Kerry, the junior Democratic Senator from Massachusetts.
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 Ed Markey -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
Edward John Markey (born July 11 1946), (A native or inhabitant of the United States) American politician, has been a (additional info and facts about Democratic) Democratic member of the (The lower legislative house of the United States Congress) United States House of Representatives since 1976,
In 2004 he announced that he would run for (additional info and facts about John Kerry) John Kerry's seat in the (The upper house of the United States Congress) United States Senate if Kerry were to be elected President of the United States.
Kerry, however, lost the election, and Markey will continue to serve in the House, to which he was reelected easily in 2004 over Republican Ken Chase and independent (additional info and facts about Jim Hall) Jim Hall by a margin of 74%-21%-5%.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/e/ed/ed_markey.htm   (190 words)

  
 John Sparkman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
He was majority whip in 1946, was reelected to the Eightieth Congress on November 5, 1946, and at the same time was elected to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of John H. Bankhead II for the term ending January 3, 1949.
Following the election he resigned from the House of Representatives and began duties in the Senate November 6, 1946 and served until January 3, 1979.
He was a representative of the United States to the Fifth General Assembly of the United Nations in 1950.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/John_Sparkman   (190 words)

  
 History of the Republican Party
At the time of its founding, the Republican Party was organized as an answer to the divided politics, political turmoil, arguments and internal division, particularly over slavery, that plagued the many existing political parties in the United States in 1854.
Continuing to take advantage of their majority, Republicans proposed the 14th Amendment, which became part of the Constitution in 1868, stating: "All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the state wherein they reside.
It was not until 1946, with the 80th Congress, that the Republicans won a majority in both the Senate and the House.
www.whitman.edu /republicans/id56.htm   (4280 words)

  
 Biography of First Lady Pat Nixon
Nixon won the election as United States Senator from California.
Nixon announced his candidacy, their first daughter, Patricia, called Tricia, was born in Whittier, on February 21, 1946.
Nixon reached out to the American people by inviting them into the people's house and taking special care, in a singular partnership with White House Curator Clement Conger, to preserve and enhance it.
www.nixonfoundation.org /TheNixons/PatNixon.shtml   (4280 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Gordon Graydon Article
Graydon became became House Leader of the Opposition from 1943-1945 because John Bracken, the new leader of the Progressive Conservatives, did not have a seat in the Canadian House of Commons and chose not to seek one until the 1945 general election
He was Alternate Delegate for Canada at the United Nations' 1st General Assembly 1946, Parliamentary advisor to Canadian Delegate United Nations General Assembly in 1950 and in New York, 1952.
The election of 1935, disastrous for the party, gave him the federal seat for Peel, which he retained until his death in 1953, when he campaigned in spite of a serious illness.
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 Henry Dworshak
Following the death of John Thomas in office, Dworshak, a Republican, was elected in a special election to the United States House of Representatives (on 5 November 1946), and served until 3 January 1949 when he was defeated in re-election.
Henry Clarence Dworshak ( 29 August 1894 - 23 July 1962) was an United States representative and a senator for the state of Idaho, as well as a sergeant in the Army and a publisher.
After the war, he managed a printing supply business in Duluth, and, from 1920 - 1924 published the Burley Bulletin of Burley, Idaho, and was elected to the Idaho state Congress in 1939, where he served until 1946.
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 Henry Dworshak - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Following the death of John Thomas in office, Dworshak, a Republican, was elected in a special election to the United States House of Representatives (on 5 November 1946), and served until 3 January 1949 when he was defeated in re-election.
A staunch isolationist, Dworshak stood unwavering against overseas intervention, especially in United States affairs.
After the war, he managed a printing supply business in Duluth, and, from 1920- 1924 published the Burley Bulletin of Burley, Idaho, and was elected to the Idaho state Congress in 1939, where he served until 1946.
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 Gerald Ford - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ford was a member of the House of Representatives for 24 years from 1949 to 1973, and became Minority Leader of the Republican Party in the House.
After Vice President Spiro Agnew resigned during Richard Nixon's presidency, on October 10, 1973, Nixon nominated Ford to take Agnew's place, under the 25th Amendment- the first time it was applied.
Vice President Ford is sworn in as the 38th President of the United States by Chief Justice Warren Burger as Mrs.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gerald_Ford   (588 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: West Yorkshire
This is a list of MPs elected in the UK general election, 2005 to the House of Commons for the Fifty-Fourth Parliament of the United Kingdom at the United Kingdom general election, 2005, arranged by constituency.
George Edward Mudie (born 26 November 1953) is a politician in the United Kingdom.
Mike Wood (born March 3, 1946) is a British politician, and Labour candidate for Batley and Spen parliamentary constituency.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/West-Yorkshire   (4714 words)

  
 Hugh Mitchell
Hugh Burnton Mitchell ( 22 March 1907 - 10 June 1996), an American politician, served as a member of the United States Senate from 1945 to 1946 and as a member of the United States House of Representatives from 1949 to 1953.
He did not win re-election in 1946, and resigned on 25 December 1946.
Mitchell, a Democrat, was appointed on 10 January 1945 to fill a vacancy in the Senate caused by the resignation of Monrad Wallgren, who Mitchell had been executive assistant to since 1933.
encyclopedia.codeboy.net /wikipedia/h/hu/hugh_mitchell.html   (4714 words)

  
 Gerald Ford - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ford was a member of the House of Representatives for 24 years from 1949 to 1973, and became Minority Leader of the Republican Party in the House.
Ford also led an effort to impeach William O. Douglas, who was a Justice on the United States Supreme Court.
Ford appointed the following Justice to the Supreme Court of the United States:
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 7th Marquess of Salisbury
Robert Michael James Gascoyne-Cecil, 7th Marquess of Salisbury, PC (born September 30, 1946), was a Conservative politician and Leader of the House of Lords, under his courtesy title of Viscount Cranborne.
After the 1992 general election, Major utilised a rarely-used process known as a writ of acceleration, to call Lord Cranborne up to the House of Lords in one of his father's junior baronies.
The Marquesses of Salisbury were descended from the 1st Marquess, a courtier and favorite of King George III of the United Kingdom, who was himself a descendant of Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury and one of the men who brought about the accession of King James I of England.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Robert_Gascoyne-Cecil,_7th_Marquess_of_Salisbury   (1039 words)

  
 50C14.txt
140, related to establishment of United States War Ballot Commission and was repealed by act Apr. 19, 1946, ch.
753, exempted persons in military service in time of war from paying poll taxes or other taxes as a condition of voting in any election for President, Vice President, electors for President or Vice President, or for Senator or Member of the House of Representatives.
147, authorized appropriations for purposes of this chapter and was repealed by act Apr. 19, 1946, ch.
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 Thurston Ballard Morton - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Thruston Ballard Morton (1907 - 1982), a Republican, represented Kentucky in the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate.
Morton won his seat in the House by defeating incumbent Democrat Emmet O'Neal in 1946, 61,899 votes to 44,599.
Morton won re-election to a second term in the Senate in 1962, defeating Democratic lieutenant governor and former Mayor of Louisville, Kentucky Wilson W. Wyatt.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Thurston_Morton   (190 words)

  
 George Walker Bush - SourceWatch
George Walker Bush was sworn into office as the 43rd President of the United States on January 20, 2001[1] (http://www.whitehouse.gov/president/gwbbio.html), with a minority of the popular vote, after a contested election debacle which was reviewed up through the Supreme Court.
George W. Bush was born July 6, 1946, in New Haven, Connecticut, to parents George H.W. Bush and Barbara Bush.
George W. has been fiercely protective of his father, and he believes part of the reason his father served only one term in the White House was the lack of loyalty among his staff members.
www.sourcewatch.org /wiki.phtml?title=George_W._Bush   (3023 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Corrine-Brown
Corrine Brown (born November 11, 1946), American politician, has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 1993, representing the 3rd District of Florida.
On the first day of early voting for the 2004 General Election, Brown, with several supporters, stood on the steps of the enterance of the Duval County Supervisor of Elections headquarters, an early voting site, and began passing out a "psuedo-ballot," directing people to vote for only Democratic candidates and Florida amendments that should pass.
The Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) of 1952 (better known as the McCarran-Walter Act) was a law passed by the United States Congress restricting immigration into the United States.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Corrine_Brown   (3023 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Johnny Isakson
David Scott (born June 27, 1946), American politician, has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 2003, representing the 13th District of Georgia.
John Barrow (born October 31, 1955), American politician, is currently a Democratic Congressman from Georgias 12th District (map), having defeated incumbent Republican Max Burns in the 2004 election.
Max Sieben Baucus (born December 11, 1941) is the senior United States Senator from Montana and is a member of the Democratic Party.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Johnny-Isakson   (6548 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Conservative Party (UK)
The House of Commons is the lower house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, and is now the dominant branch of Parliament.
Lord Saatchi Maurice Saatchi, Baron Saatchi, born June 21, 1946 is the co-founder of advertising agencies Saatchi and Saatchi and MandC Saatchi.
Minor departments still have shadows but have been removed from the cabinet, and the post of Shadow Leader of the House of Commons was abolished.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Conservative-Party-(UK)   (10211 words)

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