George William ANDREWS, Congress, AL (1906-1971)

ANDREWS George William , a Representative from Alabama; born in Clayton, Barbour County, Ala., December 12, 1906; attended the public schools; was graduated from the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa in 1928; was admitted to the bar in 1928 and commenced practice in Union Springs, Ala.; district attorney for the third judicial circuit of Alabama 1931-1943; during the Second World War served as a lieutenant (jg.) in the United States Naval Reserve from January 1943 until his election to Congress, at which time he was serving at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; unsuccessful candidate for nomination to the Seventy-seventh Congress in 1940; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-eighth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Henry B. Steagall; reelected to the fourteen succeeding Congresses and served from March 14, 1944, until his death in Birmingham, Ala., December 25, 1971; interment in Oak Hill Cemetery, Union Springs, Ala.

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

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