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Monroe Minor REDDEN

(1901-1987)

REDDEN, Monroe Minor, a Representative from North Carolina; born in Hendersonville, Henderson County, N.C., September 24, 1901; attended the public schools; was graduated from the law school of Wake Forest College, Wake Forest, N.C., in 1923; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Hendersonville, N.C.; chairman of Henderson County Democratic committee 1930-1946; chairman of the State Democratic executive committee 1942 to 1944; elected as a Democrat to the Eightieth, Eighty-first, and Eighty-second Congresses (January 3, 1947-January 3, 1953); was not a candidate for renomination in 1952; resumed the practice of law; president of the Southern Heritage Life Insurance Co., 1956-1959; chairman, board of directors of Home Bank and Trust Company; was a resident of Hendersonville, N.C., until his death there on December 16, 1987.

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

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