James H. Duff

James H. Duff

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. James Henderson Duff was an American lawyer and politician in the mid-20th century. He served as the 34th Governor of Pennsylvania and U.S. senator from Pennsylvania. Duff was active in politics throughout his adult life, but did not become a political candidate until 1942, after 35 years as a partner in the Pittsburgh law firm of Duff, Scott & Smith. He successfully ran for Attorney General of Pennsylvania, and took office in 1943. Four years later, he ran and won as the Republican candidate for governor. Duff was elected to the United States Senate from Pennsylvania in 1950. After losing the 1956 senatorial election to Democrat Joseph Clark in one of the closest elections in Pennsylvania history, Duff retired from politics, but remained in Washington, D.C. as a partner in the law firm of Davies, Richberg, Tydings, Landa & Duff. He died in Washington, D.C., and was buried in Carnegie, Pennsylvaniashow more

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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 150g
  • Bellum Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135714945
  • 9786135714944