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Joseph R. Knowland


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CA Blue Book
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-08-1898 Republican AD-47 2701 Win
11-06-1900 Republican AD-47 3077 Win
11-04-1902 Republican SD-14 3331 Win
11-08-1904 Republican CD-03 24564 Win
11-08-1904 Republican CD-03 24637 Win
11-06-1906 Republican CD-03 21510 Win
11-03-1908 Republican CD-03 27857 Win
11-08-1910 Republican CD-03 34291 Win
11-05-1912 Republican CD-06 35219 Win
11-03-1914 Republican Senate3 254159 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Born: August 5, 1873 in Alameda, CA
Married: Elinor J. Fife (m. 1894, d. 1908), Emelyn S. West (m. 1909, d. 1950), Clarice E. Cook (m. 1952)
Children: Elinor Knowland Lion, Joseph Russell "Russ" Knowland Jr., William F. Knowland
Died: February 1, 1966 in Piedmont, CA

1902-1906: President, California Historic Landmarks League
1904: Resigned from the State Senate on September 28.
1915-1966: President and Publisher, Oakland Tribune
1934-1960: Member, California State Parks Commission
1938-1960: Chairman, California State Park Commission
1950: Chairman, California Centennial Commission

Source: "Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-Present" (U.S. Library of Congress) []