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Catalog Number 13242-10
Title Button, Campaign, Cavanaugh Congress, w/ Shamrocks
Object Name Button, Campaign
Description White Political Button with green shamrocks and the words "Cavanaugh Congress" also in green. Engraved/Etched on the back is "Badge -a-Minit La Salle Ill. 61301" Pin back is intact.
Date 1976
Year Range from 1973
Year Range to 1977
Material Metal
Made Badge-A-Minit
Place of Origin USA: Illinois, La Salle
Inscription Text Badge -A- Minit La Salle Ill. 61301
Used USA: Nebraska
Height (in) 0.188
Length (in) 2.375
Width (in) 2.375
Depth (in) 0.062
Diameter (in) 2.375
People Cavanaugh, John Joseph
Event Nebraska Congressional Election
History CAVANAUGH, John Joseph, a Representative from Nebraska; born in Omaha, Douglas County, Nebr., August 1, 1945; graduated from Creighton Preparatory School, Omaha, 1963, Regis College, Denver, Colo., 1967, and Creighton University School of Law, Omaha, 1972; admitted to the Nebraska bar in 1972 and commenced practice in Omaha; served in United States Army 1968-1970; served in Nebraska legislature 1973-1977; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-fifth and to the Ninety-sixth Congresses (January 3, 1977-January 3, 1981); was not a candidate for reelection in 1980 to the Ninety-seventh Congress; resumed the practice of law in Omaha; is a resident of Omaha, Nebr.
http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000261
Credit line Herbert Schimek
Collection Schimek, Herb