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Frederick Haskell DOMINICK

(1877-1960)

DOMINICK, Frederick Haskell, a Representative from South Carolina; born in Peak, Newberry County, S.C., February 20, 1877; attended the public schools of Columbia, Newberry (S.C.) College, South Carolina College at Columbia, and the law school of the University of Virginia at Charlottesville; was admitted to the bar in 1898 and commenced practice in Newberry, S.C.; member of the State house of representatives 1901-1902; chairman of the Democratic county committee 1906-1914; assistant attorney general of South Carolina 1913-1916; delegate to the Democratic National Conventions in 1920 and 1924; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-fifth and to the seven succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1917-March 3, 1933); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1932; one of the managers appointed by the House of Representatives in 1926 to conduct the impeachment proceedings against George W. English, judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Illinois; during the Second World War served as assistant to the Attorney General, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.; practiced law in Newberry, S.C., until his death there March 11, 1960; interment in Rosemont Cemetery.

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

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