James Franklin Fulbright

James Franklin Fulbright

Birth
Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, USA
Death 5 Apr 1948 (aged 71)
Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, USA
Burial Doniphan, Ripley County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 7277673 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He graduated from the Missouri State Normal School, in 1900 and then taught school in Cape Girardeau and Ripley Missouri Counties, for several years. He attended the Washington Law School Missouri, was admitted to the bar in 1903 and commenced to practice law in Doniphan, Missouri, in 1904. He was prosecuting attorney of Ripley County, (1906-12), a member of the Missouri State House of Representatives, (1913-19) and Mayor of Donihan, (1919-21). In 1923, he was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-eighth Congress, served until 1925, reelected to the Seventieth Congress, serving (1927-29) and reelected to the Seventy-second Congress, serving (1931-33). An candidate for re-nomination, he resumed the practice of law and was judge of the Springfield Court of Appeals, from 1937, until his death at age 71.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Franklin Fulbright (24 Jan 1877–5 Apr 1948), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7277673, citing Doniphan Oak Ridge Cemetery, Doniphan, Ripley County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .