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Everett SANDERS

(1882-1950)

SANDERS, Everett, a Representative from Indiana; born near Coalmont, Clay County, Ind., March 8, 1882; attended the public schools and the Indiana State Normal School at Terre Haute; was graduated from the law department of Indiana University at Bloomington in 1907; was admitted to the bar the same year and practiced his profession in Terre Haute, Ind.; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fifth and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1917-March 3, 1925); declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1924; was director of the speakers’ bureau of the Republican National Committee in 1924; appointed secretary to President Calvin Coolidge on March 4, 1925, and served until March 4, 1929; served as Republican National Chairman from 1932 to 1934; resumed the practice of law in Washington, D.C., where he died May 12, 1950; interment in Highland Lawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Ind.

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

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