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 Finis James Garrett

Finis James Garrett

Birth
Ore Springs, Weakley County, Tennessee, USA
Death 25 May 1956 (aged 80)
Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
Burial Dresden, Weakley County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 7931462 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He graduated from Bethel College, in 1897, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1899, practiced law and was a teacher, plus a newspaper editor. In 1905, he was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-ninth Congress and to the next eleven succeeding Congresses, serving until 1929. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he was appointed judge of the United States Court of Customs and Patent Appeals, serving (1929-37) and presiding judge of the United States Court of Customs and Patent Appeals, (1937-55). He died shortly after leaving the bench at age 80.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 29 Sep 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7931462
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Finis James Garrett (26 Aug 1875–25 May 1956), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7931462, citing Sunset Cemetery, Dresden, Weakley County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .