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Cleveland Dear
Birth: Aug. 22, 1888
Beauregard Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Dec. 30, 1950
Rapides Parish
Louisiana, USA

US Congressman. He was admitted to the bar in 1914 and commenced law practice in Alexandria, Louisiana. During World War I, he served as a US Army 1st Lieutenant of Field Artillery in the 87th Division. After the war, he served as District Attorney of the ninth judicial district of Louisiana from 1920 to 1933. In 1933, he was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-third and Seventy-fourth Congresses, serving until 1937. A unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he resumed the practice of law and was appointed judge of the ninth judicial district court of Louisiana in 1941, serving until his death. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Family links: 
  James Mackburn Dear (1846 - 1925)
  Sarah Jane Harper Dear (1849 - 1932)
  Marion Suzanne Anderson Dear (1892 - 1969)*
  Marion Suzanne Dear Weber (1923 - 2009)*
  Cleveland Dear (1928 - 2015)*
  Ella Dear Allbright (1872 - 1941)*
  Sallie E Dear Hamilton (1874 - 1958)*
  Hardy Derwood Dear (1876 - 1958)**
  William H Dear (1880 - 1932)*
  Hattie Dear (1885 - 1971)*
  Cleveland Dear (1888 - 1950)
  Mollie Dear Parker (1892 - 1976)*
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Greenwood Memorial Park
Rapides Parish
Louisiana, USA
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Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Oct 08, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22024423
Cleveland Dear
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Cleveland Dear
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- sniksnak
 Added: Dec. 30, 2012

- zosma
 Added: Aug. 22, 2011
Thank you for serving our country during WW1.
- luvshistory
 Added: Dec. 30, 2010
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