Frank Stoddard DICKSON, Congress, IL (1876-1953)

DICKSON Frank Stoddard , a Representative from Illinois; born in Hillsboro, Montgomery County, Ill., October 6, 1876; attended the public schools and was graduated from the high school at Decatur, Ill., in 1896; taught school at Ramsey, Ill.; served as a private in the Fourth Regiment, Illinois Infantry, during the war with Spain; again engaged in teaching at Ramsey, Ill.; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-ninth Congress (March 4, 1905-March 3, 1907); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1906 to the Sixtieth Congress; assistant adjutant general of Illinois 1908-1910; adjutant general of Illinois 1910-1922; assistant to the director of finance, United States Shipping Board and Emergency Fleet Corporation, 1922-1924; secretary to Senator Medill McCormick 1924-1926; associated with the National Board of Fire Underwriters in Chicago, Ill., and was general counsel at time of death; died in Washington, D.C., February 24, 1953; interment in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Ill.; reinterred in Camp Butler National Cemetery, Springfield, Ill., in 1953.

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

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