PRICE, Emory Hilliard, (1899 - 1976)

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PRICE, Emory Hilliard, a Representative from Florida; born in Bostwick, Putnam County, Fla., December 3, 1899; attended the public schools of Duval County, Fla.; was graduated from Jacksonville (Fla.) Law College in 1936; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Jacksonville, Fla.; member of the city council of Jacksonville, Fla., 1929-1932; supervisor of registration of Duval County, Fla., 1932-1942; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-eighth and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1943-January 3, 1949); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1948 to the Eighty-first Congress; resumed the practice of law and real estate pursuits; died in Jacksonville, Fla., February 11, 1976; interment in Greenlawn Cemetery.