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Albert W. Jefferis

Born: Dec 7, 1868

Death: Sep 14, 1942

Profession: Lawyer

Nationality: United States

Albert W. Jefferis

Date of Birth : Dec 7, 1868
Date of Death : Sep 14, 1942

Albert Webb Jefferis was a Nebraska Republican politician. Born near Embreville, Pennsylvania, he attended public schools in Romansville, Pennsylvania and the West Chester Normal School for three years. He graduated from the law department of the University of Michigan, at Ann Arbor, Michigan in 1893 and was admitted to the bar in the same year. He set up practice in Omaha, Nebraska. He was a member of various Republican State and county committees. He was assistant county attorney for Douglas County, Nebraska from 1896 to 1898. He ran in 1908 for the Sixty-first United States Congress and lost. He then became chairman of the Republican State convention in 1910. He succeeded in being elected to the Sixty-sixth and Sixty-seventh Congresses serving from March 4, 1919 to March 3, 1923. He ran unsuccessfully for the United States Senate in 1922 against Robert Beecher Howell. He resumed the practice of law in Omaha. He was elected a delegate at large to the 1924 Republican National Convention. He was also the manager of the Coolidge-Dawes automobile caravan from Plymouth, Vermont to Bellingham, Washington.


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