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Gilbert Archibald CURRIE

(1882-1960)

CURRIE, Gilbert Archibald, a Representative from Michigan; born in Midland Township, Midland County, Mich., September 19, 1882; attended the district school, Midland (Mich.) High School, and was graduated from the law department of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 1905; was admitted to the Michigan bar in 1905 and commenced practice in Midland; member of the State house of representatives 1909-1915, serving as speaker in 1913 and 1914; unsuccessful candidate for the Republican nomination in 1914 to the Sixty-fourth Congress; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fifth and Sixty-sixth Congresses (March 4, 1917-March 3, 1921); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1920 to the Sixty-seventh Congress; resumed the practice of law and also engaged in the banking business until his death in Midland, Mich., June 5, 1960; interment in Midland Cemetery.

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

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