Joseph Edward HENDRICKS, Congress, FL (1903-1974)

HENDRICKS Joseph Edward , a Representative from Florida; born at Lake Butler, Union County, Fla., September 24, 1903; attended the rural schools and Montverde (Fla.) School; John B. Stetson University, De Land, Fla., A.B., 1930 and from its law department, LL.B., 1934; was admitted to the bar in 1934 and commenced practice in De Land, Fla.; attorney for the legal tax survey of the State in 1934; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-fifth and to the five succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1937-January 3, 1949); was not a candidate for renomination in 1948 to the Eighty-first Congress; was president of Hendricks Homes, Inc.; chairman of Planning Board, Plant City, Fla.; member, County Planning Commission, Hillsborough County, Fla.; resided in Plant City, Fla., until his death in Lakeland, Fla., October 20, 1974; interment in Lakeland Memorial Cemetery.

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

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