BEEDY, Carroll Lynwood, (1880 - 1947)


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BEEDY, Carroll Lynwood, a Representative from Maine; born in Phillips, Franklin County, Maine, August 3, 1880; attended the public schools of Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine; was graduated from Bates College, Lewiston, Maine, in 1903 and from the law department of Yale University in 1906; was admitted to the bar in 1907 and commenced practice in Portland, Maine; prosecuting attorney of Cumberland County 1917-1921; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-seventh and to the six succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1921-January 3, 1935); chairman, Committee on Mileage (Sixty-eighth and Sixty-ninth Congresses), Committee on Expenditures in the Department of Labor (Sixty-ninth Congress), Committee on Elections No. 1 (Seventieth and Seventy-first Congresses); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1934 to the Seventy-fourth Congress; engaged in the practice of law in Washington, D.C., until his death there August 30, 1947; interment in Evergreen Cemetery, Portland, Maine.