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Robert Minor Wallace
Birth: Aug. 6, 1856
New London
Union County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Nov. 9, 1942
Magnolia
Columbia County
Arkansas, USA

US Congressman. A member of the Democratic Party, he served in the US House of Representatives from Arkansas's 7th district for four terms, from March 1903 until March 1911. After attending local public schools, he graduated from the Arizona Seminary in Arizona, Louisiana in 1876. He then studied law and was admitted to the bar at Little Rock, Arkansas in 1879 and established a law practice in El Dorado, Arkansas. From 1881 to 1882 he served as member of the Arkansas House of Representatives. From 1887 until 1891 he was a US post office inspector and served as prosecuting attorney for the 13th judicial circuit of Arkansas in 1891 and 1892. In 1894 he became an assistant US attorney. In 1902 he ran on the Democratic ticket for Congress and was elected, serving for four consecutive terms. In 1910 he was an unsuccessful candidate for re-nomination and after leaving office in March 1911 he returned to his law practice in Little Rock and Hot Springs, Arkansas and also became a lecturer for the Chautauqua and for the Anti-Saloon League. He died at the age of 86. (bio by: William Bjornstad) 
 
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 Parents:
  Susan Ann Williams Wallace (1834 - 1860)
 
 Spouses:
  Minnie Ella Pennington Wallace (1860 - 1886)*
  Virginia Susan Kelso Wallace (1867 - 1910)*
 
 Children:
  David Minor Wallace (1886 - 1886)*
  Louise Anna Wallace Birchfield (1899 - 1930)*
  John Kelso Wallace (1902 - 1959)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Magnolia City Cemetery
Magnolia
Columbia County
Arkansas, USA
Plot: Section D Row 19
 
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Record added: May 07, 2003
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Robert Minor Wallace
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Thank you for your public service in the US House of Representatives. May you rest in peacec.
- William Bjornstad
 Added: Oct. 6, 2014
Robert's father was William Jonathan Wallace (1834 SC - 1863 GA).
- Iris Meshell
 Added: Sep. 29, 2014

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