Benjamin Frank Whelchel

Benjamin Frank Whelchel

Lumpkin County, Georgia, USA
Death 11 May 1954 (aged 58)
Gainesville, Hall County, Georgia, USA
Burial Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA
Plot Abbey
Memorial ID 12949722 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He studied law at a private agency, was admitted to the bar in 1925 and commenced the practice of law in Gainesville, Georgia. He was judge of the City Court of Hall County (1932-34). In 1935, he was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-fourth Congress and to the next four succeeding Congresses, serving until 1945. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he resumed the practice of law until his death.

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