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George William Andrews

  • Birth 12 Dec 1906 Union Springs, Bullock County, Alabama, USA
  • Death 25 Dec 1971 Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, USA
  • Burial Union Springs, Bullock County, Alabama, USA
  • Memorial ID 6987397

U.S. Congressman. He graduated from the University of Alabama, in 1928, was admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law in Union Springs, Alabama. He was district attorney for the third judicial circuit of Alabama, (1931-43) and served as a Lieutenant JG in the United States Naval Reserve, during World War II. In 1944, he was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-eighth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Henry B. Steagall and reelected to the next fourteen succeeding Congresses, serving until his death at age 65. The George W. Andrews Federal Building in Opelika, Alabama, was named in his honor in 1972.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Erik Lander
  • Added: 4 Dec 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6987397
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for George William Andrews (12 Dec 1906–25 Dec 1971), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6987397, citing Oak Hill Cemetery, Union Springs, Bullock County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .