ANDREWS, George William

ANDREWS, George William
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
1906–1971

Biography

ANDREWS, George William, (husband of Elizabeth Bullock Andrews), a Representative from Alabama; born in Clayton, Barbour County, Ala., December 12, 1906; attended the public schools; was graduated from the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa in 1928; was admitted to the bar in 1928 and commenced practice in Union Springs, Ala.; district attorney for the third judicial circuit of Alabama 1931-1943; during the Second World War served as a lieutenant (jg.) in the United States Naval Reserve from January 1943 until his election to Congress, at which time he was serving at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; unsuccessful candidate for nomination to the Seventy-seventh Congress in 1940; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-eighth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Henry B. Steagall; reelected to the fourteen succeeding Congresses and served from March 14, 1944, until his death in Birmingham, Ala., December 25, 1971; interment in Oak Hill Cemetery, Union Springs, Ala.

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 Public relations files, 1954-1970, 15 cubic feet. Correspondents include George W. Andrews.
Papers: In the Judge James N. Bloodworth's program administration files, 1959-1968, 19 cubic feet. . Correspondents include George W. Andrews.
Papers: In the Frank Murray Dixon papers, 1924-1965, 6 cubic feet. Correspondents include George W. Andrews.
Papers: In the Sam Engelhardt papers, 1888-1973, approximately 18 cubic feet. Correspondents include George W. Andrews.

Auburn University

Auburn, AL
Papers: 1939-1973, 70 cubic feet. The collection includes congressional office records for George W. Andrews, including correspondence, newsletters, press releases, telegrams, telephone bills, legislative acts and bills, publications, postcards, photographs, audiotapes (including one oral history), and motion picture films. A finding aid is available in the repository and online.
Papers: In Alabama Farm Bureau Federation records, 1922-1980. ca. 47 cubic feet (1 foot congressional correspondence). Includes correspondence between Congressmen and Farm Bureau officials concerning legislation. Finding aid in repository. Restricted.
Oral History: March 4, 1971. 28 pages. From Biography and Political History Collection Tape #2.
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Bibliography / Further Reading

United States. 92d Congress, 2d session, 1972. Memorial services held in the House of Representatives and Senate of the United States, together with tributes presented in eulogy of George W. Andrews, late a Representative from Alabama. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1972.

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