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James P. Pope
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Birth Date:March 31, 1884
Astrology Sign:Aries
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Occupation:US Politician

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James P. Pope

Biography:James P. Pope (born March 31, 1884 in Jonesboro, Louisiana - died January 23, 1966 in Alexandria, Virginia) was a mayor of Boise, Idaho, and a United States Senator from Idaho.

Pope graduated from Louisiana Polytechnic Institute in 1906 and from the law department of the University of Chicago in 1909. He then moved to Boise, Idaho, to practice law, and served as city attorney of Boise, assistant attorney general of Idaho, and a member of the board of education of Boise.

Pope served as mayor of Boise from 1929 to 1933. He was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1932, defeating Republican incumbent John W. Thomas. In 1938 Pope was defeated for reelection in the Democratic primary by Congressman D. Worth Clark.

In 1939 Pope was appointed a director of the Tennessee Valley Authority by President Franklin D. Roosevelt and served in that capacity until 1951. He continued to practice law and serve on several boards in Tennessee after that.

Pope was buried in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Preceded by: Walter F. Hansen Mayor of Boise, Idaho 1929-1933 Succeeded by: Ross Cady Preceded by: Chase A. Clark Democratic Party nominee, U.S. Senator (Class 3) from Idaho 1932 (won) Succeeded by: D. Worth Clark Preceded by: John W. Thomas U.S. Senator (Class 3) from Idaho March 4, 1933-January 3, 1939 Served alongside: William E. Borah Succeeded by: D. Worth Clark United States Senators from Idaho Class 2: Shoup • Dubois • Borah • Thomas • Gossett • Dworshak • Miller • Dworshak • Jordan • McClure • Craig Class 3: McConnell • Dubois • Heitfeld • Heyburn • Perky • Brady • Nugent • Gooding • Thomas • Pope • Clark • Taylor • Welker • Church • Symms • Kempthorne • Crapo

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James P. Pope's Personality Tarot Card The Wheel of Fortune - Personality Card

Birthday: March 31, 1884

A new chapter is starting; problems are solved through changes in circumstances.

James P. Pope's Character Tarot Card The Magician - Character Card

Birthday: March 31, 1884

Creative initiative, skill and opportunities for new ventures.

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James P. Pope's Growth Tarot Card The Lovers

Birthday: March 31, 2024

A relationship or love affair with a trial or choice involved.




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