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Philip Doddridge McCULLOCH, Jr.

(1851-1928)

McCULLOCH, Philip Doddridge, Jr., a Representative from Arkansas; born in Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tenn., June 23, 1851; moved with his parents to Trenton, Gibson County, Tenn.; attended private schools and Andrew College in that city; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1872 and commenced practice in Trenton; moved to Marianna, Ark., in February 1874 and continued the practice of law; elected prosecuting attorney for the first judicial district in 1878; reelected for three successive terms and served until 1884; chairman of the Democratic central committee of Lee County, Ark., 1875-1893; elected mayor of Marianna, Ark., in 1875, but declined to serve; member of the board of education; delegate to the Democratic State convention in 1890; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-third and to the four succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1893-March 3, 1903); declined to be a candidate for renomination; resumed the practice of law in Marianna, Ark.; died in Marianna November 26, 1928; interment in Cedar Heights Cemetery.

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

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