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 Xenophon Overton Pindall

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Xenophon Overton Pindall

Birth
Monroe County, Missouri, USA
Death 2 Jan 1935 (aged 61)
USA
Burial Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA
Memorial ID 46087886 View Source
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Xenaphon Overton Pindall was an:
* attorney
* Mason
* civic leader
* Democrat
* legislator
(he served as acting governor of
Arkansas from May 15, 1907, until
January 11, 1909.)

Pindall focused on the administrative
detail of the office of Governor.
He used the power of appointment to
shape the policies of Arkansas
government.
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X. O. Pindall was SON to
FATHER - Colonel Lebbeus A. Pindall
(attorney)
MOTHER - Elnorah Snell Pindall

He had 3 siblings
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EDUCATION

* Public schools in
Desha County
* Missouri Military Academy
in Mexico, Missouri
* Central College in Fayette, Mo.

He studied law at the
University of Arkansas.
Class of 1896.
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PINDALL was HUSBAND to
WIFE - Mae (Quilling) Pindall

They were wed on December 15, 1902

They had no children
divorced
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Pindall was elected to the
Arkansas House of Representatives
in "02 and "04.
In 1906 he lost a race for the
office of Attorney General of
Arkansas.

In 1907, Pindall was became a
state Senator. He was elected
president pro tempore of the
Arkansas Senate and then acting
governor by the Senate. (This
was due to the incapacity of
Governor John S. Little.)

The poor Arkansas financial
condition and trouble over
the capitol building's
construction brought calls
for a special legislative
session. Pindall declined.
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Pindall died due to a fall
near the Arkansas River.
He struck his head on a rock,
then he fell into a boiling
pool from a steam exhaust drain
from a nearby utility company.

Pindall was buried in
Little Rock's Roselawn
Memorial Park on
January 4, 1935.
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*** SYMPATHY WORDS ***

"Though absent you are
very near,
Still loved, still missed,
and very dear."


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