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Samuel Washington Arnold

  • Birth 21 Sep 1879 Downing, Schuyler County, Missouri, USA
  • Death 18 Dec 1961 Kirksville, Adair County, Missouri, USA
  • Burial Kirksville, Adair County, Missouri, USA
  • Memorial ID 6927167

U.S. Congressman. He graduated from Kirksville State Teachers College, in 1902, taught school, was superintendent of the public schools in Middletown, (1901-02) and in Atlanta, Missouri, in 1903. He was employed in the St. Louis, Internal Revenue office in 1904, engaged in the retail lumber business at Atlanta, (1905-08), moved to Kirksville, Missouri, in 1908 and organized the Arnold Lumber Company. In 1943, he was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-eighth, Seventy-ninth and Eightieth Congresses, serving until 1949. Following his final term, he retired from politics, founded with a partner a broadcasting company and operated radio stations in Missouri, until his death at age 82.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Added: 14 Nov 2002
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel Washington Arnold (21 Sep 1879–18 Dec 1961), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6927167, citing Maple Hills Cemetery, Kirksville, Adair County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .