KLUTTZ, Theodore Franklin, (1848 - 1918)


KLUTTZ, Theodore Franklin, a Representative from North Carolina; born in Salisbury, Rowan County, N.C., October 4, 1848; attended the common schools; was a druggist; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1881 and commenced practice in Salisbury, N.C.; was presiding justice of the inferior court of Rowan County from 1884 to 1886, when he resigned; delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1896; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-sixth, Fifty-seventh, and Fifty-eighth Congresses (March 4, 1899-March 3, 1905); declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1904 to the Fifty-ninth Congress; engaged in the practice of his profession in Salisbury, N.C., until his death on November 18, 1918; interment in Chestnut Hill Cemetery.