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George Kent FAVROT

(1868-1934)

FAVROT, George Kent, a Representative from Louisiana; born in Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La., November 26, 1868; attended the public schools and was graduated from Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge in 1888 and from the law department of Tulane University, New Orleans, La., in 1890; was admitted to the bar in 1890 and commenced practice in Baton Rouge, La.; served as district attorney of the twenty-second judicial district of Louisiana 1892-1896; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1896; delegate at large to the State constitutional convention in 1898; again served as district attorney 1900-1904; district judge 1904-1906; elected as a Democrat to the Sixtieth Congress (March 4, 1907-March 3, 1909); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1908; member of the State house of representatives 1912-1916; resumed the practice of law in Baton Rouge; elected to the Sixty-seventh and Sixty-eighth Congresses (March 4, 1921-March 3, 1925); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1924 to the Sixty-ninth Congress; returned to the practice of law in Baton Rouge; elected judge of division B of the nineteenth judicial district court in 1926 and served until his death in Baton Rouge December 26, 1934; interment in Roselawn Memorial Park.

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

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