LITTLEPAGE, Adam Brown, (1859 - 1921)


LITTLEPAGE, Adam Brown, a Representative from West Virginia; born near Charleston, Kanawha County, Va. (now West Virginia), April 14, 1859; attended the common schools; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Newport, Ind., in 1882; moved to Charleston, W.Va., in 1884 and continued the practice of law; general counsel in West Virginia for the United Mine Workers’ Association; member of the State senate 1906-1910; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-second Congress (March 4, 1911-March 3, 1913); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1912 to the Sixty-third Congress; elected to the Sixty-fourth and Sixty-fifth Congresses (March 4, 1915-March 3, 1919); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1918 to the Sixty-sixth Congress; resumed the practice of law; died in Charleston, W.Va., June 29, 1921; interment in Spring Hill Cemetery.