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County, 1914–15; engaged in farming, 1919–25; elected District Judge of Fourth Judicial District, Utah, 1928; in 1934 was chairman of committee to organize water users in central Utah and helped organize Provo River Water Users' Association, sponsoring agent for Provo River, Utah, Reclamation Project; served as general counsel for this association since that time; president of Sharon Stake L. D. S. Church, 1929–46; married Andrea Rich, 1913; has six children-Nedra (Mrs. Thomas Reese), Arthur Rich, Don Rich, Venna Mae (Mrs. Carl Swalberg), Jeanene, and Nina; nominee for Congress on the Republican ticket in 1936; elected United States Senator November 5, 1946.
FIRST DISTRICT.-COUNTIES: Beaver, Box Elder, Cache, Carbon, Daggett, Duchesne, Emery, Garfield,
Grand, Iron, Juab, Kane, Millard, Morgan, Piute. Rich, San Juan, Sanpete, Sevier, Summit, Uintah, Wasatch, Washington, Wayne, and Weber (25 counties). Population (1940), 256,388. WALTER KIEL GRANGER, Democrat, of Cedar City, Utah, was born in St. George, Utah; when 6 years old, he moved with his parents to Cedar City, Utah; has since made his home in that community; married; wife, Hazel Dalley Granger; received education in the Iron County public schools and the Branch Agricultural College at Cedar City; while residing in Cedar City, served 3 years as a member of the board of trustees of the Utah State Agricultural College and served in numerous civic capacities in his home city and in Iron County; served in France with the Eleventh Regiment of Marines as a volunteer during the World War; farmer and livestock man; first gained political recognition as mayor of Cedar City, a position to which he was elected three successive times; then followed three successive elections to the State house of representatives, the first in 1932; in 1935 was chosen speaker of the house; following the close of the 1937 session, was appointed a member of the Public Service Commission of Utah and served in that capacity until elected to the Seventy-seventh Congress November 5, 1940; reelected to the Seventy-eighth, Seventy-ninth, and Eightieth Congresses. SECOND DISTRICT.-COUNTIES: Davis, Salt Lake, Tooelo, and Utah (4 counties). Population (1940),
293,922. WILLIAM A. DAWSON, Republican, of Layton, Utah; born at Layton, Utah, November 5, 1903; graduate of University of Utah in 1926 with an LL. B. degree; lawyer; member of Phi Alpha Delta, legal fraternity; mayor of Layton two terms; county attorney of Davis County three terms; State senator for State of Utah one term; president of Layton Kiwanis Club; married in 1928 to Miss Gladys Norton of Davis County; has two children, Diane Dawson and Billie Dawson; elected to the Eightieth Congress on November 5, 1946.
(Population (1940), 359,231)
SENATORS GEORGE DAVID AIKEN, Republican, of Putney, Vt.; born in Dummerston, Vt., August 20, 1892; son of Edward W. and Myra Cook Aiken; educated in the common schools of Putney, Vt.; graduated from Brattleboro High School in 1909; honorary degrees, Sc. D. Norwich University, LL. D., University of Vermont; married Miss Beatrice M. Howard; four children-Dorothy Aiken Morse (Mrs. Harry), Marjorie Aiken Cleverley (Mrs. Harry Leighton), Howard Aiken, Barbara Aiken Jones (Mrs. Malcolm S.); occupation, farmer; elected town representative in 1931 and 1933; speaker of the house of representatives in 1933; Lieutenant Governor of Vermont in 1935, and Governor of Vermont in 1937 and 1939; elected to the United States Senate on November 5, 1940, to fill the vacancy for the term ending January 3, 1945, caused by the death of Senator Ernest W. Gibson; reelected November 7, 1944.
RALPH E. FLANDERS, Republican, of Springfield, Vt.; born in Barnet, Vt., September 28, 1880; completed high school in Central Falls, R. I., in 1896; went to work for Brown & Sharpe Manufacturing Co., Providence, R. I., January 14, 1897, as a machinist apprentice; completed the apprenticeship and has been in machine tool industry in various capacities of journeyman, draftsman, designer, editor, engineer, and executive; nearly 50 years of connection with the machine tool industry, was interrupted by a term of service as president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, May 1944 to March 1946; resigned the chairmanship of the board of Jones & Lamson Machine Co., Springfield, Vt., on appointment to the United States Senate; married Helen E. Hartness of Springfield, Vt., in 1911, and they have three children: Helen Elizabeth Ballard, Anna Hartness Balivet, and James Hartness Flanders; appointed to the United States Senate, November 1, 1946, by Gov. Mortimer Proctor, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Senator Warren R. Austin; elected for 6-year term on November 5, 1946.
REPRESENTATIVE AT LARGE.- Population (1940), 359,231,
CHARLES ALBERT PLUMLEY, Republican, of Northfield; born in Northfield, Vt., April 14, 1875; son of Frank Plumley, who represented the Second Congressional District in the Sixty-first, Sixty-second, and Sixty-third Congresses, and Lavinia Fletcher Plumley; educated in the Northfield graded and high schools, 1892; graduated from Norwich University in 1896, A. B.; A. M. in course; honorary LL. D., Middlebury College, Norwich University, Boston University, and University of Vermont; Litt. D., Norwich University; principal and superintendent of Northfield graded and high schools, 1896–1900; admitted to the Vermont bar in 1903; member of the law firm of Plumley and Plumley; assistant secretary, Vermont Senate in 1894; assistant clerk and clerk of the Vermont House of Representatives, 1900-10; member and speaker of the Vermont House of Representatives, 1912–15; commissioner of taxes of Vermont, 1912–19; vice president and president, Northfield National Bank, 1917–34; assistant general counsel and tax attorney, Firestone Tire & Rubber Co., 1919–20; general counsel, Ship-byTruck Bureau, 1919–20; president of Norwich University, 1920–34; secretary, French-Venezuelan Mixed Commission;
captain, Vermont National Guard; colonel, Officers' Reserve Corps; married Emilie A. Stevens, August 22, 1900, and they have three children-Allan R., Evelyn S. (Mrs. Ernest M. Adams), and Fletcher D. P.; elected to the Seventy-third Congress at a special election; reading clerk, Republican National Convention, 1936 and 1940; reelected to the Seventyfourth, Seventy-fifth, Seventy-sixth, Seventy-seventh,' Seventy-eighth, Seventyninth, and Eightieth Congresses; assistant Republican Whip, Seventy-fourth, Seventy-fifth, Seventy-sixth, and Seventy-seventh Congresses; member, Committee on Appropriations; subcommittees, Navy, Agriculture; member, Joint Committee on Organization of Congress.
(Population (1940), 2,677,773)
SENATORS HARRY FLOOD BYRD, Democrat, of Berryville, Va.; entered business at age of 15; in 1915 elected to Senate of Virginia, in which he served until he was elected Governor of the Commonwealth for the term 1926–30; appointed to the United States Senate by Gov. John Garland Pollard on March 4, 1933; elected on November 7, 1933, for the unexpired term of Claude A. Swanson, resigned, and reelected for the full term on November 6, 1934; reelected November 5, 1940, without opposition in the Democratic primary and without Republican opposition in the general election; reelected November 5, 1946; newspaper publisher, farmer, and apple grower.
A. WILLIS ROBERTSON, Democrat, of Lexington, Va., was educated in the public schools of Lynchburg and Rockymount, Va.; B. A., LL. B., and honorary LL. D., University of Richmond; member, Pi Kappa Alpha, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Beta Kappa, and of the Jamestowne Society; member, Board of Visitors, Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, Va.; member, Migratory Bird Conservation Commission; admitted to the bar in 1908; member of State senate for 6 years, 1916–22; Commonwealth's attorney for Rockbridge County for 6 years, 1922–28; chairman of commission of game and inland fisheries for 6 years, 1926–32; during the World War served in the United States Army from August 1917 to June 1919; married Gladys Churchill Willis, and they have two sons, A. Willis Robertson, Jr., and Marion Gordon Robertson; elected to the Seventythird Congress on November 8, 1932; reelected to the Seventy-fourth and succeeding Congresses; elected to United States Senate November 5, 1946, for the unexpired term of the late Senator Carter Glass.
REPRESENTATIVES FIRST DISTRICT.-COUNTIES: Accomack, Caroline, Elizabeth City, Essex, Gloucester, King and Queen,
Lancaster, Mathews, Middlesex, Northampton, Northumberland, Richmond, Spotsylvania, War. wick, Westmoreland, and York. CITIES: Fredericksburg, Hampton, and Newport News. Popula. tion (1940), 250,621. SCHUYLER OTIS BLAND, Democrat, of Newport News, Va., was born May 4, 1872, in Gloucester County, Va.; lawyer; member of Kappa Alpha fraternity, southern order, and of Phi Beta Kappa society; was elected to Sixty-fifth Congress for unexpired term, and reelected to the Sixty-sixth, Sixty-seventh, Sixty-eighth, Sixty-ninth, Seventieth, Seventy-first, Seventy-second, Seventythird, Seventy-fourth, Seventy-fifth, Seventy-sixth,' Seventy-seventh, Seventyeighth, Seventy-ninth, and Eightieth Congresses; married Miss Mary Putzel, of Newport News, Va.
SECOND DISTRICT.-COUNTIES: Isle of Wight, Nansemond, Norfolk, Southampton, and Princess
Anne. Cities: Norfolk, Portsmouth, South Norfolk, and Suffolk. Population (1940), 332,864. PORTER HARDY, JR., Democrat, of Churchland, Norfolk County, Va.; businessman-farmer; born in Bon Air, Chesterfield County, Va., June 1, 1903; son of Reverend Porter and Jane (Mahood) Hardy; educated at RandolphMacon Academy, Bedford, Va., and in the public schools of Virginia, graduating from Boykins High School in 1918; B. A., Randolph Macon College, 1922; attended Graduate School Business Administration, Harvard University, 1923–24; for several years employed as accountant and warehouse manager by shipping companies at New York and Norfolk, Va.; wholesaler of major electrical equipment on own account at Salisbury, Md., 1927–32; since 1932 living on and working his own farm at Churchland, Va.; organized and for 5 years president Norfolk County Farm Bureau; organized and for 9 years president, Association Virginia Potato and Vegetable Growers; chairman, Virginia State AAA Committee, 3 years; chairman, Virginia Agricultural War Board, United States Department of Commerce, 2 years; member, Norfolk County School Board, 2 years; Virginia Agricultural Commission; Kappa Alpha fraternity (Southern) and of Tau Kappa Alpha (honorary); Methodist Church; was married in 1939 to Miss Edna Lynn Moore, of Morristown, Tenn.; has two children, Lynn and Porter 3d; elected to Eightieth Congress November 5, 1946.
THIRD DISTRICT.-COUNTIES: Charles City, Chesterfield, Hanover, Henrico, James City, King
William, and New Kent. CITIES: Richmond and Williamsburg. Population (1940), 309,756. J. VAUGHAN GARY, Democrat, of Richmond, was born in Richmond, Va., February 25, 1892; attended the public schools; graduated from University of Richmond with a B. A. degree in 1912, LL. B. degree in 1915; is a lawyer by profession; veteran of World War I; served as counsel and executive assistant, Virginia Tax Board, 1919–24; appointed executive secretary of the National Committee on Inheritance Taxation, 1925; represented the city of Richmond as a member of the Virginia House of Delegates, 1926–33; president, Virginia Tuberculosis Association, 1938–40; president, Richmond Bar Association, 1941; president, Virginia State Chamber of Commerce, 1944; member of the board of trustees, University of Richmond; was married in 1918 to Miss Eunice Croswell, of Gloucester County; has two children, Carolyn Gary Hugo and J. Vaughan, Jr.; member Sigma Phi Epsilon, Delta Theta Phi, and Omicron Delta Kappa fraternities; Baptist; Mason; member of American Legion; elected to the Seventyninth Congress on March 6, 1945; reelected to the Eightieth Congress.
FOURTH DISTRICT.-COUNTIES: Amelia, Appomattox, Brunswick, Buckingham, Cumberland, Din
widdie, Greensville, Lunenburg, Mecklenburg, Nottoway, Powhatan, Prince Edward, Prince George, Surry, and Sussex.' CITIES: Hopewell and Petersburg. Population (1940), 243,165. WATKINS M. ABBITT, Democrat, of Appomattox, Va.; born May 21, 1908; graduated from Appomattox Agricultural High School in 1925; LL. B., University of Richmond, in 1931; Commonwealth's Attorney, Appomattox County, 1932–48; married and has three children; elected to fill vacancy in the Eightieth Congress.
FIFTH DISTRICT.-COUNTIES: Carroll, Charlotte, Franklin, Grayson, Halifax, Henry, Patrick, Pittsyl.
vania, and Wythe. Cities: Danville and Martinsville. Population (1940), 301,157.
THOMAS BAHNSON STANLEY, Democrat, of Stanleytown, Henry County, Va.; born near Spencer, Va., July 16, 1890; educated in local schools and Eastman Business College, Poughkeepsie, N. Y.; furniture manufacturer, farmer and livestock breeder; married Anne Pocahontas Bassett, and they have three children: Mrs. Anne Stanley Chatham, Thomas Bahnson Stanley, Jr., and John David Stanley; member, Methodist Church, Masons, Shrine (Kazim Temple), Bassett Country Club, Forest Park Country Club, Commonwealth Club, Richmond, Va.; Virginia State Chamber of Commerce, Virginia Manufacturers Association, and Southern Furniture Manufacturers Association; trustee, Ferrum Junior College; past president, Virginia Hereford Breeders Association; director, First National Bank of Bassett; director, Vaughan-Bassett Furniture Co.; Governor's Advisory Board on the Budget; member of the Virginia House of Delegates 1930–46; Speaker of Virginia House of Delegates, three terms: 1942, 1944, and 1946; elected to the Seventy-ninth Congress on November 5, 1946, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Thomas G. Burch; elected to the Eightieth Congress on November 5, 1946.
SIXTH DISTRICT.-COUNTIES: Allegbany, Bedford, Botetourt, Campbell, Craig, Floyd, Montgomery,
and Roanoke. CITIES: Clifton Forge, Lynchburg, Radford, and Roanoké. Population (1940), 301,988. (Vacant.]
SEVENTH DISTRICT.-COUNTIES: Amherst, Augusta, Bath, Clarke, Frederick, Highland, Nelson,
Page, Rappahannock, Rockbridge, Rockingham, Shenandoah, and Warren. CITIES: Buena Vista, Harrisonburg, Staunton, Waynesboro, and Winchester. Population (1940), 259,048.
BURR POWELL HARRISON, Democrat, of Winchester, Va.; born at Winchester, Va.; lawyer; attorney for the Commonwealth of Frederick County, 193240; member of Senate of Virginia, 1940–42; judge of the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit and of Corporation Court of Winchester, 1942-46; elected to fill vacancy in the Seventy-ninth Congress; elected to the Eightieth Congress.
EIGHTH DISTRICT.-COUNTIES: Albemarle, Arlington, Culpeper, Fairfax, Fauquier, Fluvanna, Gooch
land, Greene, King George, Loudoun, Louisa, Madison, Orange, Prince William, and Stafford. 'CITIES: Alexandria and Charlottesville. Population (1940), 318,495. HOWARD WORTH SMITH, Democrat, of Alexandria; born at Broad Run, Va.; graduated from Bethel Military Academy in 1901; B. L., University of Virginia, in 1903; admitted to the bar in 1904, and practiced law until 1922, when accepted appointment as judge of the corporation court of Alexandria; resigned this position in 1928 to accept appointment as judge of the sixteenth judicial circuit of Virginia; resigned as judge in 1930 to run for Congress; Commonwealth's attorney of Alexandria from 1918 until he resigned to accept appointment on the bench in 1922; during World War I served as assistant general counsel to Alien Property Custodian; is president of the Alexandria National Bank; trustee and vice president of National Florence Crittenton Mission; engaged in farming and dairying; is married and has two children, Howard Worth Smith, Jr., and Mrs. Violett Smith Tonahill; member of the Episcopal Church; belongs to the fraternal order of Elks, Masons, and Odd Fellows; elected to the Seventy-second Congress; reelected to the Seventy-third Congress as a Member at Large from the State of Virginia; reelected to the Seventy-fourth, Seventy-fifth, Seventy-sixth, Seventyseventh, Seventy-eighth, Seventy-ninth, and Eightieth Congresses.
NINTH DISTRICT.-COUNTIES: Bland, Buchanan, Dickenson, Giles, Loe, Pulaski, Russell, Scott,
Smyth, Tazewell, Washington, and Wise. City: Bristol. Population (1946), 360,679. JOHN W. FLANNAGAN, JR., Democrat, of Bristol, was born on a farm in Louisa County, Va., February 20, 1885; educated at the public schools in Louisa County and at Washington and Lee University; was graduated from Washington and Lee University in 1907 with LL. B. degree; elected Commonwealth's attorney for Buchanan County, Va., in 1916; married Frances D. Pruner, of Mendota, Washington County, Va., in 1910, and they have 3 children, 2 boys and 1 girl; elected to the Seventy-second Congress; reelected from the State at large to the Seventy-third Congress and to the Seventy-fourth, Seventy-fifth, Seventy-sixth, Seventy-seventh, Seventy-eighth, Seventy-ninth, and Eightieth Congresses from the Ninth Congressional District.
(Population (1940), 1,736,191)
SENATORS WARREN G. MAGNUSON, Democrat, Seattle; born, Minnesota, 1905; entered University of Washington, graduating from the law school in 1929, entering the practice of law that year; served as special prosecuting attorney of King County, 1931; elected to the Washington State Legislature; served in the regular and special sessions of 1933; chairman of the Judiciary Committee; assistant United States district attorney, 1934; elected prosecuting attorney of King County, November 1934; member of Veterans of Foreign Wars;
served as lieutenant commander in U. S. N. R. in Pacific fleet; elected to the Seventy-fifth, Seventy-sixth, Seventy-seventh, and Seventy-eighth Congresses; appointed to fill unexpired term of Senator Homer T. Bone December 15, 1944; elected to United States Senate November 7, 1944, for the full term ending January 3, 1951.
HARRY PULLIAM CAIN, Republican, of Tacoma, Wash., was born in Nashville, Tenn., January 10, 1906; moved with his parents to Tacoma in 1911; attended the Tacoma Public Schools, Hill Military Academy, Portland, Oreg., and graduated with a B. A. degree from the University of the South, Sewanee, Tenn., employed by the Portland (Oreg.) Telegram, 1924-25, and by the Bank of California, Tacoma branch, Washington, 1929–39; married Miss Marjorie Dils of Seattle in 1935 and they have two children, a son, Harry P. Cain 3d, 10, and a daughter, Marlyce, 4; elected mayor of Tacoma in 1940 for a 2-year term; reelected in 1942 for a 4-year term; affiliated with Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, AMVETS, Elks, Eagles, Kiwanis, and Phi Delta Theta fraternity; took leave of absence of position as mayor to volunteer for the Army in early 1943; saw field service in Africa, Sicily, and Italy, staff service with S. H. A. E. F., England, and combat service as Assistant Chief of Staff, 18th Corps, Airborne, in France, Holland, Belgium, Austria, and Germany; promoted on Ardennes battlefield to rank of colonel; awarded Bronze Star with Cluster, Legion of Merit, Croix de Guerre with Palm; was honorably discharged from Army in December 1945 to finish term as mayor of Tacoma, which expired in June 1946; elected to the United States Senate November 5, 1946, and appointed to United States Senate December 26, 1946, to fill short term before assuming his six-year term, January 3, 1947.
FIRST DISTRICT.-KITSAP COUNTY. KING COUNTY: City of Seattle. Population (1940), 412,689.
HOMER R. JONES, Republican, of Bremerton, Wash.; born September 3, 1893, in Martinsburg, Mo.; resident of State of Washington since 1901; attended Bremerton public schools and, following high school, 2-year special course in business administration, served as Navy enlisted man in World War I and for 5 years as Naval Reserve officer in World War II, attaining rank of captain; received Bronze Star Medal in second war; 3 years city councilman and two terms Mayor of Charleston, which was consolidated with the city of Bremerton in December 1927; State commander of American Legion 1934–35, mayor of city of Bremerton 1939–41; assistant Washington State treasurer 1929–33; former Kitsap County treasurer