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McCarthy, Joseph 

The Oxford Companion to United States History
David M. OshinskyDavid M. Oshinsky

(1908–1957), Republican senator from Wisconsin, notorious “Red-hunter” during the early Cold War years.Born on a dairy farm near Appleton, Wisconsin, McCarthy quit school at age fourteen to raise chickens. He subsequently went bankrupt, returned to high school, crammed four years of work into two terms, and entered Marquette, a Jesuit college in Milwaukee. Earning a law degree in ... ...

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