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Andrew Fuller FOX

(1849-1926)

FOX, Andrew Fuller, a Representative from Mississippi; born in Reform, Pickens County, Ala., April 26, 1849; moved to Calhoun County, Miss., with his parents in 1853; attended private schools, and was graduated from Mansfield (Tex.) College in 1872; studied law in Grenada, Miss.; was admitted to the bar in 1877 and commenced practice in Calhoun and Webster Counties; moved to West Point, Miss., in 1883; delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1888; member of the State senate from 1891 until 1893, when he resigned to accept the office of United States attorney for the northern district of Mississippi; resigned the latter office on September 1, 1896; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-fifth, Fifty-sixth, and Fifty-seventh Congresses (March 4, 1897-March 3, 1903); was not a candidate for renomination in 1902; president of Mississippi State Bar Association in 1911; engaged in the practice of law in West Point, Miss., until 1914, when he retired; died in West Point, Miss., August 29, 1926; interment in West Point Cemetery.

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

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