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 Woodson Ratcliffe Oglesby

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Woodson Ratcliffe Oglesby

Birth
Shelby County, Kentucky, USA
Death 30 Apr 1955 (aged 88)
Quincy, Gadsden County, Florida, USA
Burial Quitman, Brooks County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 7780765 View Source
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US Congressman. He attended Kentucky Wesleyan College, then Wesleyan University Illinois, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1890 and commenced to practice law in New York City. During the Spanish- American War, he served as a Private in Company C, 71st Regiment, New York National Guard and was a member of the New York State Assembly in 1906. In 1913, he was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-third and Sixty-fourth Congresses, serving until 1917. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he resumed the practice of law in New York City until his retirement in 1928.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Added: 20 Aug 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7780765
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/7780765/woodson-ratcliffe-oglesby : accessed ), memorial page for Woodson Ratcliffe Oglesby (9 Feb 1867–30 Apr 1955), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7780765, citing Oak Hill Cemetery, Quitman, Brooks County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .