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Mead, James M. (James Michael), 1885-1964

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Personal name headingMead, James M. (James Michael), 1885-1964
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Variant(s)Mead, James M. (James Michael), b. 1885
Birth date18851227
Death date19640315
Place of birthMount Morris (N.Y.)
Place of deathLakeland (Fla.)
AffiliationNew York (State). Legislature. Assembly
United States. Congress. House
United States. Congress. Senate
United States. Federal Trade Commission
New York (State). Department of Commerce
Profession or occupationLegislators--United States
Found inTell the folks back home, c1944: t.p. (U.S. Senator James M. Mead)
OCLC, Feb. 10, 2003 (hdg.: Mead, James M. (James Michael), 1885- ; Mead, James Michael, 1885- ; usage: James M. Mead)
Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, via WWW, October 16, 2013 (Mead, James Michael (1885 - 1964); a Representative and a Senator from New York; born in Mount Morris, Livingston County, N.Y., December 27, 1885; moved to Buffalo, N.Y., with his parents in 1890; attended the grammar, technical, and evening schools of Buffalo, N.Y.; employed as a water boy, lamplighter, spike mauler, and switchman on various railroads; member of the Capitol police force in Washington, D.C., in 1911; served on the board of supervisors of Erie County in 1914; member, State assembly, 1915-1918; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-sixth and to the nine succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1919, until his resignation on December 2, 1938; was not a candidate for renomination in 1938, having become a candidate for Senator; elected on November 8, 1938, as a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Royal S. Copeland; reelected in 1940, and served from December 3, 1938, to January 3, 1947; was not a candidate for renomination in 1946; unsuccessful for the gubernatorial nomination in 1942 and for election as Governor in 1946; member of the Federal Trade Commission, 1949-1955; director of Washington office of the New York Department of Commerce, 1955-1956; moved to Clermont, Fla., in 1954 and operated an orange grove until his death in Lakeland, Fla., on March 15, 1964)
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