John Walter Lambeth

John Walter Lambeth

Birth
Thomasville, Davidson County, North Carolina, USA
Death 12 Jan 1961 (aged 65)
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Burial Thomasville, Davidson County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 8057577 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He graduated from Trinity College in 1916 and he served as a Sergeant in the 1st U.S. Army, American Expeditionary Forces, participating in the St. Mihiel and Meuse-Argonne offensives. After the war, he joined his father in the operation of Lambeth Furniture Company, and was later president of the company, selling the company in 1928. He also served a term in the North Carolina State Senate, in 1921 and was Mayor of Thomasville, North Carolina, (1925-29). In 1931, he was elected as a elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-second and to the next three succeeding Congresses, serving until 1939. Declining a re-nomination to Congress, he devoted his time to real estate, farming, was the first president of the Thomasville Chamber of Commerce, North Carolina, in 1949, was an organizer of the Thomasville Centennial, also was active in a number of civic clubs and patriotic groups, until his death.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 8057577
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Walter Lambeth (10 Jan 1896–12 Jan 1961), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8057577, citing Thomasville City Cemetery, Thomasville, Davidson County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .