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 Dudley Doolittle

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Dudley Doolittle

  • Birth 21 Jun 1881 Cottonwood Falls, Chase County, Kansas, USA
  • Death 14 Nov 1957 Emporia, Lyon County, Kansas, USA
  • Burial Cottonwood Falls, Chase County, Kansas, USA
  • Memorial ID 22405398

US Congressman. He was admitted to the bar in 1903 and commenced law practice at Cottonwood Falls, Kansas. From 1908 to 1912, he was prosecuting attorney of Chase County and Mayor of Strong City in 1912. In 1913, he was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-third, Sixty-fourth, and Sixty-fifth Congresses, serving until 1919. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he was appointed a representative of the United States Treasury Department to Italy and was the Federal Prohibition Director for Kansas in 1920. He was elected a member of the Democratic National Committee in 1925 and served as general agent of the ninth district, Farm Credit Administration, 1934 to 1938.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 23 Oct 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22405398
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Dudley Doolittle (21 Jun 1881–14 Nov 1957), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22405398, citing Prairie Grove Cemetery, Cottonwood Falls, Chase County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .