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Daniel Edward GARRETT

(1869-1932)

GARRETT, Daniel Edward, a Representative from Texas; born near Springfield, Robertson County, Tenn., April 28, 1869; attended the common schools of his native county; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Springfield, Tenn., in 1893; member of the State house of representatives 1892-1896; elected to the State senate in 1902 and again in 1904; moved to Houston, Tex., in 1905 and continued the practice of law; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-third Congress (March 4, 1913-March 3, 1915); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1914 to the Sixty-fourth Congress; resumed the practice of law in Houston, Tex.; elected to the Sixty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1917-March 3, 1919); was not a candidate for renomination in 1918; elected to the Sixty-seventh and to the five succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1921, until his death; had been reelected to the Seventy-third Congress; died in Washington, D.C., on December 13, 1932; interment in Forest Park Cemetery, Houston, Tex.

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

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