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 Duncan Upshaw Fletcher

Duncan Upshaw Fletcher

Birth
Americus, Sumter County, Georgia, USA
Death 17 Jun 1936 (aged 77)
Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
Burial Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida, USA
Memorial ID 11716 · View Source
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U.S. Senator. He graduated from Vanderbilt University, in 1880, studied law at the same institution, was admitted to the bar in 1881 and commenced to practice law in Jacksonville, Florida. He was a member the Jacksonville City Council in 1887, a member, Florida State House of Representatives, in 1893, Mayor of Jacksonville, (1893-95, 1901-03), chairman of the board of public instruction of Duval County, (1900-07) and president of the Gulf Coast Inland Waterways Association, in 1908. In 1909, he was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate and served until his death from a heart attack at age 77.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 12 Aug 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11716
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Duncan Upshaw Fletcher (6 Jan 1859–17 Jun 1936), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11716, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .