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 Harold Henderson Earthman, Sr

Harold Henderson Earthman, Sr

Birth
Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee, USA
Death 26 Feb 1987 (aged 86)
Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 6918026 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. Born in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, he attended Southern Methodist University at Dallas and the University of Texas. During World War I, he served in the United States Army as a Private and was assigned to the Student's Army Training Corps. After the war, he engaged in the banking business (1921-25), graduated from Cumberland School of Law at Cumberland University, was admitted to the bar in 1927 and commenced the practice of law in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. He was a member of the Tennessee House of Representatives, (1931-32), an associate administrator of war bonds for the State of Tennessee, (1940-45) and a judge of Rutherford County, Tennessee, (1942-45). In 1945, he was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-ninth Congress, serving until 1947. After leaving Congress, he resumed the practice of law until his death at age 86 in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 10 Nov 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6918026
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Harold Henderson Earthman, Sr (13 Apr 1900–26 Feb 1987), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6918026, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .