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third Congress on November 8, 1932; reelected to the Seventy-fourth and succeeding Congresses; elected to United States Senate November 5, 1946, for the unexpired term of the late Senator Carter Glass.
REPRESENTATIVES FIRST DISTRICT.-COUNTIES: Accomack, Caroline, Elizabeth City, Essex, Gloucester, King and Queen,
Lancaster, Mathews, Middlesex, Northampton, Northumberland, Richmond, Spotsylvania, War. wick, Westmoreland, and York. CITIES: Fredericksburg, Hampton, and Newport News. Popula. tion (1940), 250,621. SCHUYLER OTIS BLAND, Democrat, of Newport News, Va., was born May 4, 1872, in Gloucester County, Va.; lawyer; member of Kappa Alpha fraternity, southern order, and of Phi Beta Kappa society; was elected to Sixty-fifth Congress for unexpired term, and reelected to the Sixty-sixth, Sixty-seventh, Sixty-eighth, Sixty-ninth, Seventieth, Seventy-first, Seventy-second, Seventythird, Seventy-fourth, Seventy-fifth, Seventy-sixth,' Seventy-seventh, Seventyeighth, Seventy-ninth, and Eightieth Congresses; married Miss Mary Putzel, of Newport News, Va. SECOND DISTRICT.-COUNTIES: Isle of Wight, Nansemond, Norfolk, Southampton, and Princess
Anne. CITIES: Norfolk, Portsmouth, South Norfolk, and Suffolk. Population (1940), 332,864. PORTER HARDY, JR., Democrat, of Churchland, Norfolk County, Va.; businessman-farmer; born in Bon Air, Chesterfield County, Va., June 1, 1903; son of Reverend Porter and Jane (Mahood) Hardy; educated at RandolphMacon Academy, Bedford, Va., and in the public schools of Virginia, graduating from Boykins High School in 1918; B. A., Randolph Macon College, 1922; attended Graduate School Business Administration, Harvard University, 1923–24; for several years employed as accountant and warehouse manager by shipping companies at New York and Norfolk, Va.;
wholesaler of major electrical equipment on own account at Salisbury, Md., 1927–32; since 1932 living on and working his own farm at Churchland, Va.; organized and for 5 years president Norfolk County Farm Bureau; organized and for 9 years president, Association Virginia Potato and Vegetable Growers; chairman, Virginia State AAA Committee, 3 years; chairman, Virginia Agricultural War Board, United States Department of Commerce, 2 years; member, Norfolk County School Board, 2 years; Virginia Agricultural Commission; Kappa Alpha fraternity (Southern) and of Tau Kappa Alpha (honorary); Methodist Church; was married in 1939 to Miss Edna Lynn Moore, of Morristown, Tenn.; has two children, Lynn and Porter 3d; elected to Eightieth Congress November 5, 1946. THIRD DISTRICT.-COUNTIES: Charles City, Chesterfield, Hanover, Henrico, James City, King
William, and New Kent. CITIES: Richmond and Williamsburg. Population (1940), 309,756.
J. VAUGHAN GARY, Democrat, of Richmond, was born in Richmond, Va., February 25, 1892; attended the public schools; graduated from University of Richmond with a B. A. degree in 1912, LL. B. degree in 1915; is a lawyer by profession; veteran of World War I; served as counsel and executive assistant, Virginia Tax Board, 1919–24; appointed executive secretary of the National Committee on Inheritance Taxation, 1925; represented the city of Richmond as a member of the Virginia House of Delegates, 1926–33; president, Virginia Tuberculosis Association, 1938-40; president, Richmond Bar Association, 1941; president, Virginia State Chamber of Commerce, 1944; member of the board of trustees, University of Richmond; was married in 1918 to Miss Eunice Croswell, of Gloucester County; has two children, Carolyn Gary Hugo and J. Vaughan, Jr.; member Sigma Phi Epsilon, Delta Theta Phi, and Omicron Delta Kappa fraternities; Baptist; Mason; member of American Legion; elected to the Seventyninth Congress on March 6, 1945; reelected to the Eightieth Congress.
FOURTH DISTRICT.-COUNTIES: Amelia, Appomattox, Brunswick, Buckingham, Cumberland, Din
widdie, Greensville, Lunenburg, Mecklenburg, Nottoway, Powhatan, Prince Edward, Prince George, Surry, and Sussex. CITIES: Hopewell and Petersburg. Population (1940), 243,165. WATKINS M. ABBITT, Democrat, of Appomattox, Va.; born May 21, 1908; graduated from Appomattox Agricultural High School in 1925; LL. B., University of Richmond, in 1931; Commonwealth's Attorney, Appomattox County, 1932–48; married and has three children; elected to fill vacancy in the Eightieth Congress.
FIFTH DISTRICT.-COUNTIES: Carroll, Charlotte, Franklin, Grayson, Halifax, Henry, Patrick, Pittsyl
vania, and Wythe. CITIES: Danville and Martinsville. Population (1940), 301,157. THOMAS BAHNSON STANLEY, Democrat, of Stanleytown, Henry County, Va.; born near Spencer, Va., July 16, 1890; educated in local schools and Eastman Business College, Poughkeepsie, N. Y.; furniture manufacturer, farmer and livestock breeder; married Anne Pocahontas Bassett, and they have three children: Mrs. Anne Stanley Chatham, Thomas Bahnson Stanley, Jr., and John David Stanley; member, Methodist Church, Masons, Shrine (Kazim Temple), Bassett Country Club, Forest Park Country Club, Commonwealth Club, Richmond, Va.; Virginia State Chamber of Commerce, Virginia Manufacturers Association, and Southern Furniture Manufacturers Association; trustee, Ferrum Junior College; past president, Virginia Hereford Breeders Association; director, First National Bank_of Bassett; director, Vaughan-Bassett Furniture Co.; Governor's Advisory Board on the Budget; member of the Virginia House of Delegates 1930–46; Speaker of Virginia House of Delegates, three terms: 1942, 1944, and 1946; elected to the Seventy-ninth Congress on November 5, 1946, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Thomas G. Burch; elected to the Eightieth Congress on November 5, 1946.
SIXTH DISTRICT.-COUNTIES: Allegbany, Bedford, Botetourt, Campbell, Craig, Floyd, Montgomery,
and Roanoke. CITIES: Clifton Forge, Lynchburg, Radford, and Roanoké. Population (1940), 301,988. [Vacant.]
SEVENTH DISTRICT.-COUNTIES: Amherst, Augusta, Bath, Clarke, Frederick, Highland, Nelson,
Page, Rappahannock, Rockbridge, Rockingham, Shenandoah, and Warren. CITIES: Buena Vista,
born at Winchester, Va.; lawyer; attorney for the Commonwealth of Frederick County, 193240; member of Senate of Virginia, 1940–42; judge of the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit and of Corporation Court of Winchester, 1942-46; elected to fill vacancy in the Seventy-ninth Congress; elected to the Eightieth Congress.
EIGHTH DISTRICT.-COUNTIES: Albemarle, Arlington, Culpeper, Fairfax, Fauquier, Fluvanna, Gooch
land, Greene, King George, Loudoun, Louisa, Madison, Orange, Prince William, and Stafford, CITIES: Alexandria and Charlottesville. Population (1940), 318,495 HOWARD WORTH SMITH, Democrat, of Alexandria; born at Broad Run, Va.; graduated from Bethel Military Academy in 1901; B. L., University of Virginia, in 1903; admitted to the bar in 1904, and practiced law until 1922, when accepted appointment as judge of the corporation court of Alexandria; resigned this position in 1928 to accept appointment as judge of the sixteenth judicial circuit of Virginia; resigned as judge in 1930 to run for Congress; Commonwealth's attorney of Alexandria from 1918 until he resigned to accept appointment on the bench in 1922; during World War I served as assistant general counsel to Alien Property Custodian; is president of the Alexandria National Bank; trustee and vice president of National Florence Crittenton Mission; engaged in farming and dairying; is married and has two children, Howard Worth Smith, Jr., and Mrs. Violett Smith Tonahill; member of the Episcopal Church; belongs to the fraternal order of Elks, Masons, and Odd Fellows; elected to the Seventy-second Congress; reelected to the Seventy-third Congress as a Member at Large from the State of Virginia; reelected to the Seventy-fourth, Seventy-fifth, Seventy-sixth, Seventyseventh, Seventy-eighth, Seventy-ninth, and Eightieth Congresses.
NINTH DISTRICT.-COUNTIES: Bland, Buchanan, Dickenson, Giles, Lee, Pulaski, Russell, Scott, Smyth, Tazewell, Washington, and Wise. CITY: Bristol. Population (1940),
360,679. JOHN W. FLANNAGAN, JR., Democrat, of Bristol, was born on a farm in Louisa County, Va., February 20, 1885; educated at the public schools in Louisa County and at Washington and Lee University; was graduated from Washington and Lee University in 1907 with LL. B. degree; elected Commonwealth's attorney for Buchanan County, Va., in 1916; married Frances D. Pruner, of Mendota, Washington County, Va., in 1910, and they have 3 children, 2 boys and 1 girl; elected to the Seventy-second Congress; reelected from the State at large to the Seventy-third Congress and to the Seventy-fourth, Seventy-fifth, Seventy-sixth, Seventy-seventh, Seventy-eighth, Seventy-ninth, and Eightieth Congresses from the Ninth Congressional District.
SENATORS WARREN G. MAGNUSON, Democrat, Seattle; born, Minnesota, 1905; entered University of Washington, graduating from the law school in 1929, entering the practice of law that year; served as special prosecuting attorney of King County, 1931; elected to the Washington State Legislature; served in the regular and special sessions of 1933; chairman of the Judiciary Committee; assistant United States district attorney, 1934; elected prosecuting attorney of King County, November 1934; member of Veterans of Foreign Wars;
served as lieutenant commander in U. S. 'N. R. in Pacific fleet; elected to the Seventy-fifth, Seventy-sixth, Seventy-seventh, and Seventy-eighth Congresses; appointed to fill unexpired term of Senator Homer T. Bone December 15, 1944; elected to United States Senate November 7, 1944, for the full term ending January 3, 1951.
HARRY PULLIAM CAIN, Republican, of Tacoma, Wash., was born in Nashville, Tenn., January 10, 1906; moved with his parents to Tacoma in 1911; attended the Tacoma Public Schools, Hill Military Academy, Portland, Oreg., and graduated with a B. A. degree from the University of the South, Sewanee, Tenn., employed by the Portland (Oreg.) Telegram, 1924-25, and by the Bank of California, Tacoma branch, Washington, 1929–39; married Miss Marjorie Dils of Seattle in 1935 and they have two children, a son, Harry P. Cain 3d, 10, and a daughter, Marlyce, 4; elected mayor of Tacoma in 1940 for a 2-year term; reelected in 1942 for a 4-year term; affiliated with Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, AMVETS, Elks, Eagles, Kiwanis, and Phi Delta Theta fraternity; took leave of absence of position as mayor to volunteer for the Army in early 1943; saw field service in Africa, Sicily, and Italy, staff service with S. H. A. E. F., England, and combat service as Assistant Chief of Staff, 18th Corps, Airborne, in France, Holland, Belgium, Austria, and Germany; promoted on Ardennes battlefield to rank of colonel; awarded Bronze Star with Cluster, Legion of Merit, Croix de Guerre with Palm; was honorably discharged from Army in December 1945 to finish term as mayor of Tacoma, which expired in June 1986; elected to the United States Senate November 5, 1946, and appointed to United States Senate December 26, 1946, to fill short term before assuming his six-year term, January 3, 1947.
REPRESENTATIVES FIRST DISTRICT.-KITSAP COUNTY, KING COUNTY: City of Seattle. Population (1940), 412,689.
HOMER R. JONES, Republican, of Bremerton, Wash.; born September 3, 1893, in Martinsburg, Mo.; resident of State of Washington since 1901; attended Bremerton public schools and, following high school, 2-year special course in business administration, served as Navy enlisted man in World War I and for 5 years as Naval Reserve officer in World War II, attaining rank of captain; received Bronze Star Medal in second war; 3 years city councilman and two terms Mayor of Charleston, which was consolidated with the city of Bremerton in December 1927; State commander of American Legion 1934–35, mayor of city of Bremerton 1939–41; assistant Washington State treasurer 1929–33; former Kitsap County treasurer
and former Bremerton city treasurer; married Della Loder of Seattle, 1920; long time member of Masons, Elks, Eagles, I. O.O.F., American Legion, and V. F. W.; elected November 5, 1946, to Eightieth Congress, defeating his Democratic opponent, Hugh DeLacy, by 49,134 votes, the largest total vote and the highest percentage of votes ever given a candidate for Congress in this district to date. SECOND DISTRICT.-COUNTIES: Clallam, Island, Jefferson, San Juan, Skagit, Snohomish, and What
com. KING COUNTY: Precincts of Avondale, Bothell 1 and 2, Broadview, Foy, Greenwood, Haller, Lake, Hollywood,
Juanita, Kenmore, Lake City, Lake Forest, Maple Leaf, Meadow Point, Morningside, North Park, North Trunk, Oak Lake, Ravenna, Richmond, Woodinville, and Woodland. Population (1940), 269,757.
HENRY MARTIN JACKSON, Democrat, of Everett, Wash., was born in Everett, Wash., May 31, 1912; attended the Everett public schools and graduated from the Everett High School; attended Stanford University; LL. B., University of Washington Law School, 1935; after being admitted to the bar in 1935, became associated in the practice of law with the law firm of Black & Rucker; elected prosecuting attorney of Snohomish County in 1938; affiliated with the Masons, American Legion, Èlks, Eagles, S. F. A., Sons of Norway, Delta Chi and Phi Delta Phi fraternities; member of the Washington State Bar Association; unmarried; elected to the Seventy-seventh, Seventy-eight, Seventy-ninth, and Eightieth Congresses; secretary of the House Democratic Steering Committee; member of Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee; served as advisor to American delegation to International Maritime Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, November 1945; was elected president of International Maritime Conference held in Seattle in June 1946; member of House Appropriations Committee. THIRD DISTRICT.-COUNTIES: Clark, Cowlitz, Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Skamania,
Thurston, and Wahkiakum (9 counties). Population (1940), 258,301,
RUSSELL V. MACK, Republican, of Hoquiam, Wash.; born June 13, 1891, in Hillman, Mich., resident of Grays Harbor County, Wash., since 1895; after attending Stanford University and University of Washington, joined the staff of - the Aberdeen Daily World in 1913, and in 1920 became business manager of the
paper; owner and publisher of the Hoquiam Washingtonian since 1934; past chancellor Knights of Pythias, past president of the Washington State Elks Association, former president of Northwest Rivers and Harbors Congress, and past post commander of the American Legion; served as a corporal of Field Artillery, Thirteenth Division during First World War; married; elected to Eightieth Congress at special election June 7, 1947.
FOURTH DISTRICT.-COUNTIES: Adams, Asotin, Benton, Columbia, Franklin, Garfield, Grant,
Kittitas, Klickitat, Walla Walla, Whitman, and Yakima (12 counties). Population (1940), 244,908. HAL HOLMES, Republican, of Ellensburg, Wash.; born February 22, 1902; attended the public schools of Washington; was graduated from Whitman College, Walla Walla, Wash., with bachelor of science degree, doctor of laws degree, honorary, and from Columbia University, New York City, with master of arts degree; former professor of economics and business, dean of men, head of department of social studies at Central Washington College of Education; interested in livestock ranching and operations; married to Margaret Coffin Holmes; member of Grange, Farm Bureau, and Phi Beta Kappa; past northwest district governor of Kiwanis; elected on November 3, 1942, to the Seventy-eighth Congress; reelected on November 7, 1944, to the Seventy-ninth Congress; reelected on November 5, 1946, to the Eightieth Congress. FIFTH DISTRICT.-COUNTIES: Chelan, Douglas, Ferry, Lincoln, Okanogan, Pend Oreille, Spokane,
and Stevens (8 counties). Population (1940), 274,754. WALT HORAN, Republican, of Wenatchee, Wash.; born in Wenatchee, Wash., October 15, 1898, son of Margaret (Rankin) and Michael Horan; attended the grade and higb schools in Wenatchee until enlisting in the United States Navy, April 5, 1917; was graduated from Wenatchee High School and the State College of Washington; engaged in fruit growing, packing, storing, and shipping; married classmate, Helen Campbell; five children-Kaye, Michael, Scott, Harold, and Walt, Jr.; Presbyterian, Mason, Granger, American Legionnaire, Sigma Phi Epsilon, and Sigma Delta Chi; elected to the Seventy-eighth Congress on November 3, 1942; reelected to Seventy-ninth and Eightieth Congresses.
SIXTH DISTRICT.--COUNTY OF PIERCE. KINO COUNTY: All that part not included in districts 1 and 2.
Population (1940), 275,782. THOR C. TOLLEFSON, Republican, of Tacoma, Wash., was born in Perley, Minn., May 2, 1901, and moved to Tacoma, Wash., at the age of 11; attended the public schools of that city, graduating from Lincoln High School, graduated from University of Washington Law School, member of Alpha Sigma Phi fraternity, and Phi Delta Phi honorary legal fraternity; elected Pierce County Prosecutor in 1938; reelected in 1942; member of numerous fraternal and civic organizations including the Shrine, Moose, Elks, Eagles, Sons of Norway, Kiwanis, etc.; member of the Central Lutheran Church of Tacoma, married and the father of three daughters; elected to the Eightieth Congress in 1946.
SENATORS HARLEY MARTIN KILGORE, Democrat, of Beckley, W. Va.; born in Brown, W. Va., January 11, 1893; educated in the public schools; was graduated from West Virginia University in 1914, with degree of LL. B.; attorney at law; served as judge of criminal court, Raleigh County, W. Va., January 1, 1933, until elected to the United States Senate; during the World War served in the United States Army, May 15, 1917, to March 13, 1920; member of the West Virginia National Guard, October 26, 1921, to December 31, 1940; member Masonic lodge, Elks, Moose, and American Legion, and Delta Tau Delta fraternity; married Lois E. Lilly, of Bluefield, W. Va., two children-Robert Martin and Mrs. Albert T. Young, Jr.; elected to the United States Senate November 5, 1940, for the term ending January 3, 1947, reelected November 5, 1946, to the United States Senate for term ending January 3, 1953.
CHAPMAN REVERCOMB, Republican, of Charleston, W. Va.; born at Covington, Va., July 20, 1895, son of George Anderson and Elizabeth (Chapman) Revercomb;
educated in the public schools, at Washington and Lee University, and at the University of Virginia; degree of LL. B. from University of Virginia; former member editorial board of Virginia Law Review; enlisted in the United States Army in 1917 and served for the duration of the First World War; moved to Charleston, W. Va., in 1922, where he has since continued in the general practice of law; member of the law firm of Hodges, Revercomb & Price, American Bar Association, West Virginia Bar Association, Charleston Bar Association; member of Presbyterian Church, the American Legion, Elks, and Moose; former member of the Republican State Committee; chairman of the State Judicial Convention of 1936; married Miss Sara Hughes of Ashland, Va., in 1925; they have four children-William, George, Anne, and James; elected to the United States Senate on November 3, 1942, for the term ending January 3, 1949.
REPRESENTATIVES FIRST DISTRICT.-COUNTIES: Brooke, Hancock, Marion, Marshall, Ohio, Taylor, and Wetzel (7
counties). Population (1940), 281,333. FRANCIS JOHNSON LOVE, Republican, of Wheeling, W. Va.; born at Cadiz, Ohio, January 23, 1901; graduate of Cadiz High School, 1919; A. B. degree from Bethany College, West Virginia, 1924; LL. B. degree from West Virginia University, 1932; widower; one child, Sally, age 6; principal Warwood High School, Wheeling, 1926–29; practiced law in Wheeling for 14 years; elected to the Eightieth Congress on November 5, 1946. SECOND DISTRICT.-COUNTIES: Barbour, Berkeley, Grant, Hampshire, Hardy, Jefferson, Mineral,
Monongalia, Morgan, Pendleton, Pocahontas, Preston, Randolph, Tucker, and Webster (15 counties). Population (1940),
297,167. MELVIN CLAUDE SNYDER, Republican, of Kingwood, W. Va., was born October 29, 1898, at Albright, Preston County, W. Va., son of Allison and Laura Jenkins Snyder; educated in the public schools of Preston County, W. Va.; graduated from West Virginia University with the degree of LL. B.; married