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Frank H. Buck

Democratic

Picture of Frank H. Buck
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-04-1930 Democratic CD-03 9172 Loss
11-08-1932 Democratic CD-03 61694 Win
11-06-1934 Democratic CD-03 65566 Win
11-03-1936 Democratic CD-03 93110 Win
11-08-1938 Democratic CD-03 119236 Win
11-05-1940 Democratic CD-03 135461 Win
Website: bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=B001017
 

Candidate Biography:

Frank Henry Buck Jr.
Born: September 23, 1887 near Vacaville, CA
Married: Zayda Zabriskie (m.  1911, div.), Eva Benson (m. 1926)
Children: Six (including William Benson and Carol Franc)
Died (in office): September 17, 1942 in Washington, DC

1921-1933: President, California Growers' and Shippers' Protective League
1928: Delegate, Democratic National Convention
1936: Delegate, Democratic National Convention
1940: Delegate, Democratic National Convention

  • Be Fruitful and Multiply: Buck had six children.
  • In Honor Of: Eva established the Frank H. Buck Scholarship, which was awarded to 282 students between 1990 and 2010. Also, UC Davis has a Frank H. Buck endowed chair in the Department of Agriculture Sciences.

Source: "Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-Present" (U.S. Library of Congress) [http://bioguide.congress.gov/]
Source: "History of the Buck Family in California and The Frank H. and Eva B. Buck Foundation" at buckfoundation.org (accessed 5/10/2012)