SANDERS, Jared Young, Jr.

SANDERS, Jared Young, Jr.
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
1892–1960

Biography

SANDERS, Jared Young, Jr., (son of Jared Young Sanders), a Representative from Louisiana; born in Franklin, St. Mary Parish, La., April 20, 1892; attended the public schools, Dixon Academy, Covington, La., and Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Va.; was graduated from the Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge in 1912, and from the law department of Tulane University, New Orleans, La., in 1914; was admitted to the bar in 1914 and commenced practice in Baton Rouge, La.; during the First World War served in the United States Army from May 1917 to April 1919 as captain of the Three Hundred and Forty-sixth Infantry, Eighty-seventh Division; member of the State house of representatives 1928-1932; elected to the State senate in 1932 and served until elected to Congress; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-third Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Bolivar E. Kemp; reelected to the Seventy-fourth Congress and served from May 1, 1934, to January 3, 1937; unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1936; resumed the practice of law; delegate to the Democratic National Conventions in 1940 and 1944; elected to the Seventy-seventh Congress (January 3, 1941-January 3, 1943); was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1942; resumed the practice of law; also interested in banking; died in Baton Rouge, La., November 29, 1960; interment in Roselawn Memorial Park.

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

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External Research Collections

Louisiana State Archives

Baton Rouge, LA
Papers: In the Mary Elizabeth Sanders collection, 1886-1985. 12 cubic feet. Personal, business, and congressional papers and correspondence, photographs, portraits, and memorabilia. Finding aid in repository.

Louisiana State University
Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections

Baton Rouge, LA
Papers: In Jared Y. Sanders family papers, 1816-1950, 4 linear feet. Papers of three generations of the Jared Y. Sanders family, Inglewood Plantation, St. Mary's Parish. Includes personal, business, and congressional papers and correspondence, scrapbooks, and memorabilia. Finding aid in repository.
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