Oscar Wilder Underwood, Sr

Oscar Wilder Underwood, Sr

Birth
Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Death 25 Jan 1929 (aged 66)
Accotink, Fairfax County, Virginia, USA
Burial Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, USA
Plot Block 14
Memorial ID 7726515 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman, U.S. Senator. He attended the University of Virginia, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1884 and commenced to practice law in Birmingham, Alabama. Entering politics, he was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-fourth Congress and to the next nine succeeding Congresses, serving (1895-1915). Not seeking reelection, he was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate, serving (1915-27). After leaving the Senate, he retired from politics and engaged in literary pursuits until his death from a stroke.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Originally Created by: Tim Crutchfield
  • Added: 1 Aug 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7726515
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Oscar Wilder Underwood, Sr (6 May 1862–25 Jan 1929), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7726515, citing Elmwood Cemetery, Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .