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GRANT, George McInvale

GRANT, George McInvale
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
1897–1982

Biography

GRANT, George McInvale, a Representative from Alabama; born in Louisville, Barbour County, Ala., July 11, 1897; attended the public schools; was graduated from the law department of the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa in 1922; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice at Troy, Ala.; served as a private and aviation cadet in the aviation section of the Signal Corps of the United States Army in 1918 and 1919; county solicitor of Pike County, Ala., 1927-1937; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-fifth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Lister Hill; reelected to the Seventy-sixth and to the twelve succeeding Congresses and served from June 14, 1938, to January 3, 1965; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1964 to the Eighty-ninth Congress; resumed the practice of law; lobbyist; was a resident of Washington, D.C., until the time of his death on November 4, 1982, at sea, aboard the Queen Elizabeth II; interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

Alabama Department of Archives and History

Montgomery, AL
Papers: In the Alabama Governor (1943-1947 : Sparks) Administrative Files, 1942-1947, 49 cubic feet. Other authors include George Grant.
Papers: In the Alabama Governor (1943-1947 : Sparks) Legislative Tracking Files, 1943-1945, 7.5 cubic feet. Other authors include George Grant.
Papers: In the William O. Baldwin Family Papers, 1835-1993, 35.33 cubic feet Other authors include George Grant.
Papers: In the John H. Bankhead Papers, 1880-1947 and n.d.,: 8 cubic feet. Other authors include George Grant.
Papers: In the Charles B. Crow Papers, 1920-1949, 1.7 cubic feet. Other authors include George Grant.
Papers: In the Frank Murray Dixon Papers, 1924-1965, 6 cubic feet. Correspondents include George Grant.
Papers: In the James Elisha Folsom Papers, 1938-1981, 20 cubic feet. Other authors include George Grant.

Auburn University

Auburn, AL
Papers: In the Alabama Farm Bureau Federation Records, 1922-1980, approximately 47 cubic feet (1 foot congressional correspondence). Correspondents include George Grant.
Oral History: In the Julia Marks Young Interviews, 1974-1975, 12 cassette tapes. Other authors include George McInvale Grant.
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