| Share
 
History and GovernmentCongressional BiographiesLouisiana

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

Related Links


Premium Partner Content
HighBeam Research
Documents Images and Maps Reference
(from Newspapers, Magazines, Journals, Newswires, Transcripts and Books)

Research our extensive archive of more than 80 million articles from 6,500 publications.

Additional search results provided by HighBeam Research, LLC. © Copyright 2005. All rights reserved.

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring