Samuel Washington Arnold

Samuel Washington Arnold

Birth
Downing, Schuyler County, Missouri, USA
Death 18 Dec 1961 (aged 82)
Kirksville, Adair County, Missouri, USA
Burial Kirksville, Adair County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 6927167 · View Source
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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
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6927167
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : 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 .