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Sheridan Downey

Born: 11-Mar-1884
Birthplace: Laramie, WY
Died: 25-Oct-1961
Location of death: San Francisco, CA
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Other (donated to University of California Medical Center)

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Senator from California, 1939-50

Father: Stephen Wheeler Downey (US Congressman, b. 1839, d. 1902)
Mother: Evangeline Victoria Owen
Wife: (five children)

    University: University of Wyoming
    Law School: University of Michigan at Ann Arbor (1907)

    US Senator, California (3-Jan-1939 to 30-Nov-1950, resigned)
    State Bar of California
    Wyoming State Bar Association

Author of books:
Onward America (1933)
Why I Believe in the Townsend Plan (1936)
Pensions or Penury? (1939)
Highways to Prosperity (1940)
They Would Rule the Valley (1947)

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