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PERCY FOR GOVERNOR
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Charles H. Percy was born September 27, 1919, in Pensacola, Florida. He was a senator for Illinois from 1967 to 1985 and he was the Republican nominee for Governor of Illinois in 1964, but did not win. Percy was anti-isolationist and supported low-cost housing. Prior to his role in politics, Percy became the president of Bell & Howell, a firm in the film industry, in 1949 and expanded the firm to a multinational scale.

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Profile of Charles H. Percy. (2019, November 23). UC Berkeley. Retrieved July 24, 2020, from https://igs.berkeley.edu/student-opportunities/awards-grants/percy-grant...

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