James Murray Hooker

James Murray Hooker

Birth
Patrick County, Virginia, USA
Death 6 Aug 1940 (aged 66)
Stuart, Patrick County, Virginia, USA
Burial Stuart, Patrick County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 7791319 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He graduated from the College of William and Mary from the law department of Washington and Lee University, in 1896, was admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law in Stuart, Virginia. He was the Commonwealth Attorney for Patrick County, a member of the board of visitors to the Virginia Military Institute, (1901-06) and a member of the Virginia Fisheries Commission, (1908-14). In 1921, he was Democrat to the Sixty-seventh Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Rorer A. James; reelected to the Sixty-eighth Congress, serving until 1925. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he was chairman of the Democratic State committee in 1925 and resumed the practice of law until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Added: 24 Aug 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7791319
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Murray Hooker (29 Oct 1873–6 Aug 1940), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7791319, citing Stuart Cemetery, Stuart, Patrick County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .