ALMON, Edward Berton

ALMON, Edward Berton
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
About this object
1860–1933

Biography

ALMON, Edward Berton, a Representative from Alabama; born near Moulton, Lawrence County, Ala., April 18, 1860; attended the rural schools; was graduated from the State Normal College, Florence, Ala., and from the law department of the University of Alabama, at Tuscaloosa, in 1883; was admitted to the bar in 1885 and commenced practice in Tuscumbia, Colbert County, Ala.; served in the State senate 1892-1894; judge of the circuit court of the eleventh judicial circuit of Alabama 1898-1906; member of the State house of representatives 1910-1915, serving as speaker in 1911; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-fourth and to the nine succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1915, until his death in Washington, D.C., June 22, 1933; chairman, Committee on Roads (Seventy-second and Seventy-third Congresses); interment in Oakwood Cemetery, Tuscumbia, 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 John H. Bankhead papers, ca. 1865-1947, 43 cubic feet. Persons represented include Edward B. Almon.
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Bibliography / Further Reading

United States. 73d Congress, 2d session, 1934. House. Memorial services held in the House of Representatives of the United States, together with remarks presented in eulogy of Edward B. Almon : late a representative from Alabama / Seventy-third Congress, second session. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1934.

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