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Glover H. CARY

(1885-1936)

CARY, Glover H., a Representative from Kentucky; born in Calhoun, McLean County, Ky., May 1, 1885; attended public and private schools, and Centre College, Danville, Ky.; employed as deputy clerk, bank cashier, and newspaper editor; studied law; was admitted to the bar in June 1909 and commenced practice in Calhoun, Ky.; member of the State house of representatives 1914-1917; prosecuting attorney of McLean County 1918-1922; served as Commonwealth’s attorney for the sixth judicial district from 1922 until his resignation on February 28, 1931, having been elected to Congress; moved to Owensboro, Ky., in 1926; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-second, Seventy-third, and Seventy-fourth Congresses and served from March 4, 1931, until his death; had been reelected to the Seventy-fifth Congress; delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1932; died in Cincinnati, Ohio, on December 5, 1936; interment in Calhoun Cemetery, Calhoun, Ky.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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