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Aime Forand

Aime Joseph Forand (May 23, 1895 – January 18, 1972) was a U.S. Democratic politician.

He was born in Fall River, Massachusetts. He was elected as a Democrat to the United States House of Representatives from Rhode Island in 1936 and served from January 3, 1937 to January 3, 1939, having lost his re-election campaign in 1938. He sought election to the House in 1940 and won, and won re-election nine subsequent times, serving from January 3, 1941 to January 3, 1961. He died in Boca Raton, Florida.

In the 1950s, Forand was a liberal member of the House Ways and Means Committee. He repeatedly introduced comprehensive legislation to reform public assistance.

He was one of nine children. His father was blind.

[See Elizabeth Wickenden Oral History Transcripts with Jean Bandler, Wisconsin Historical Society].

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Charles Risk
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Rhode Island's 1st congressional district

1937-1939
Succeeded by
Charles Risk
Preceded by
Charles Risk
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Rhode Island's 1st congressional district

1941-1961
Succeeded by
Fernand St. Germain



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