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June Ward GAYLE

(1865-1942)

GAYLE, June Ward, a Representative from Kentucky; born in New Liberty, Owen County, Ky., February 22, 1865; attended Concord College, New Liberty, Ky., and Georgetown College, Georgetown, Ky.; deputy sheriff; member of the Democratic State central committee and of the State executive committee; high sheriff of Owen County 1892-1896; unsuccessful candidate for State auditor in 1899; engaged in banking and in the tobacco business; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-sixth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Evan E. Settle and served from January 15, 1900, to March 3, 1901; resumed his former business activities; died in Owenton, Ky., on August 5, 1942; interment in New Liberty Cemetery, New Liberty, Ky.

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

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