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HUDDLESTON, George, (father of George Huddleston, Jr.),
a Representative from Alabama; born on a farm near Lebanon, Wilson
County, Tenn., November 11, 1869; attended the common schools; studied law at
Cumberland University, Lebanon, Tenn.; was admitted to the bar in 1891 and
practiced in Birmingham, Ala., until 1911, when he retired from practice;
during the Spanish-American War served as a private in the First Regiment,
Alabama Volunteer Infantry; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-fourth and to
the ten succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1915-January 3, 1937); unsuccessful
candidate for renomination in 1936; died in Birmingham, Ala., February 29,
1960; interment in Elmwood Cemetery.
BibliographyBarnard, William D. George Huddleston, Sr., and the Political
Tradition of Birmingham.
Alabama Review 36 (October 1983).