BRUNDIDGE, Stephen, Jr., (1857 - 1938)


BRUNDIDGE, Stephen, Jr., a Representative from Arkansas; born in Searcy, White County, Ark., January 1, 1857; educated by private tutors and in the public schools in his native city; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1879 and commenced practice in Newport, Ark.; returned to Searcy, Ark., in 1880 and continued the practice of law; elected prosecuting attorney of the first judicial district of Arkansas in 1886; reelected in 1888 and served until 1890; resumed the practice of law; member of the Democratic State central committee 1890-1892; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-fifth and to the five succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1897-March 3, 1909); was not a candidate for renomination in 1908, but was an unsuccessful candidate for Governor that year; resumed the practice of law in Searcy, Ark.; unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States Senate in 1918; died in Searcy, Ark., January 14, 1938; interment in Oak Grove Cemetery.