ERVIN, Joseph Wilson, (1901 - 1945)


ERVIN, Joseph Wilson, (brother of Samuel James Ervin, Jr.), a Representative from North Carolina; born in Morganton, Burke County, N.C., March 3, 1901; attended the public schools; was graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1921 and from its law school in 1923; was admitted to the bar in 1923 and commenced practice in Charlotte, N.C.; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-ninth Congress and served from January 3, 1945, until his death in Washington, D.C., December 25, 1945; interment in Forest Hill Cemetery, Morganton, N.C.