Robert Ashton Everett

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Robert Ashton Everett

Birth
Obion County, Tennessee, USA
Death 26 Jan 1969 (aged 53)
Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Union City, Obion County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 7646027 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He graduated from Murray State College in 1936 and was appointed Obion County Circuit Court Clerk, in 1938. During World War II, he served as a Sergeant in the U.S. Army, (1942-45). After the war, he was administrative assistant to Senator Tom Stewart, (1945-49), administrative assistant to Governor Gordon Browning, (1950-52) and executive secretary of Tennessee County Services Association, (1954-58). In 1958, he was elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-fifth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Jere Cooper, reelected to the Eighty-sixth and to the next five succeeding Congresses, serving until his death at age 53.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 2 Jul 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7646027
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Ashton Everett (24 Feb 1915–26 Jan 1969), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7646027, citing East View Cemetery, Union City, Obion County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .