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Joseph Weldon Bailey, Jr

US Congressman. Served in the US Army during World War I; US Representative from Texas 1933-35; he campaigned as a states'-rights Democrat in opposition to national government extravagance. He called the Eighteenth Amendment "a mistake" and favored its repeal. He was at odds with some of FDR's New Deal programs. Opposed to unemployment relief, refinancing of home mortgages, and others.

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  • Added: 1 Jun 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9619
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Weldon Bailey, Jr (15 Dec 1892–17 Jul 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9619, citing Sparkman Hillcrest Memorial Park, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .