GREENWOOD, Arthur Herbert, (1880 - 1963)


69th Congress Pictorial Directory, Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

GREENWOOD, Arthur Herbert, a Representative from Indiana; born near Plainville, Daviess County, Ind., January 31, 1880; attended the country schools of Daviess County; was graduated from the high school of Washington, Ind., from the law department of the University of Indiana at Bloomington, Ind., in 1905, and from George Washington University, Washington, D.C., in 1925; was admitted to the bar in 1905 and commenced practice in Washington, Ind.; member of the board of education 1910-1916; county attorney of Daviess County 1911-1915; prosecuting attorney for the forty-ninth judicial circuit 1916-1918; member of George Rogers Clark Memorial Commission, Vincennes, Ind.; member of the official delegation attending the inauguration of President Manuel Quezon of the Philippine Republic at Manila, P.I., in 1935; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-eighth and to the seven succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1923-January 3, 1939); majority whip (Seventy-third Congress); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1938 to the Seventy-sixth Congress and for election in 1944 to the Seventy-ninth Congress; lawyer, farmer, and banker in Washington, Ind., until his retirement in 1946; resided in Bradenton, Fla., and Bethesda, Md.; died in Bethesda, Md., April 26, 1963; interment in Oak Grove Cemetery, Washington, Ind.