KITCHIN, Alvin Paul, (1908 - 1983)


KITCHIN, Alvin Paul, (nephew of Claude Kitchin and William Walton Kitchin and grandson of William Hodges Kitchin), a Representative from North Carolina; born in Scotland Neck, Halifax County, N.C., September 13, 1908; educated in the public schools; attended Oak Ridge Military Institute 1923-1925; graduated from Wake Forest Law School in 1930; was admitted to the bar in 1930 and commenced the practice of law in Scotland Neck, N.C.; with Federal Bureau of Investigation, Washington, D.C., from January 1933 to August 1945; resumed the practice of law in Wadesboro, N.C.; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-fifth, Eighty-sixth, and Eighty-seventh Congresses (January 3, 1957-January 3, 1963); unsuccessful candidate for election in 1962 to the Eighty-eighth Congress; resumed the practice of law; was a resident of Wadesboro, N.C., until his death there on October 22, 1983; interment in East View Cemetery, Wadesboro, N.C.