James Glenn Beall

James Glenn Beall

Frostburg, Allegany County, Maryland, USA
Death 14 Jan 1971 (aged 76)
Frostburg, Allegany County, Maryland, USA
Burial Frostburg, Allegany County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 6395088 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman, U.S. Senator. He attended Gettysburg College and during World War I, served as a Sergeant in the Ordnance Corps, United States Army, (1918-19). After the war, he became successful in the insurance and real-estate business. He was a member of the Allegany County Road Commission, (1923-30), a member, Maryland State Senate, (1930-34) and chairman of the Maryland State Road Commission, (1938-39). In 1943, he was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-eighth Congress and to the next four succeeding Congresses, serving until 1953. He was then elected to the United States Senate as a Republican, serving (1953-65). An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he resumed his previous business pursuits until his death at age 76. U.S. Senator John Glenn Beall Jr. was his son.

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