UTTERBACK, Hubert, (1880 - 1942)


UTTERBACK, Hubert, (cousin of John Gregg Utterback), a Representative from Iowa; born on a farm near Hayesville, Keokuk County, Iowa, June 28, 1880; attended the rural schools and Hedrick (Iowa) Normal and Commercial College; was graduated from Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa, in 1908; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1906 and commenced practice in Des Moines, Iowa; instructor in the law department of Drake University 1908-1935; lecturer on law, Still College, Des Moines, Iowa, 1911-1933; judge of police court of Des Moines 1912-1914; judge of the ninth Iowa judicial district 1915-1927; member of the Iowa State Conference of Social Work and served as chairman of the legislative committee 1923-1925; served as an associate justice of the State supreme court from December 5, 1932, to April 16, 1933; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-fourth Congress (January 3, 1935-January 3, 1937); was not a candidate for renomination but was an unsuccessful candidate for nomination as United States Senator in 1936; chairman of the State parole board 1937-1940; State Democratic National committeeman 1937-1940; died in Des Moines, Iowa, on May 12, 1942; interment in Glendale Cemetery.