GARY, Julian Vaughan, (1892 - 1973)


"Congressmen in Alaska" (detail), photograph, 1952, Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

GARY, Julian Vaughan, a Representative from Virginia; born in Richmond, Va., February 25, 1892; attended the public schools; University of Richmond, B.A., 1912 and from its law department, B.L., 1915; taught at Blackstone Academy for Boys in 1912 and 1913; was admitted to the bar in 1915 and commenced practice in Richmond, Va.; during the First World War served in the United States Army; counsel and executive assistant of the Virginia tax board 1919-1924; served in the State house of delegates 1926-1933; member of the board of trustees of the University of Richmond; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-ninth Congress, by special election, March 6, 1945, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Dave E. Satterfield, Jr.; reelected to the nine succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1947-January 3, 1964), and served from March 6, 1945, to January 3, 1965; was not a candidate for renomination in 1964 to the Eighty-ninth Congress; resumed the practice of law; retired and resided in Richmond, Va., where he died September 6, 1973; interment in Hollywood Cemetery.