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  Stephens, Hubert D.
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NameHubert D. Stephens
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New Albany, Mississippi , United States
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Born July 02, 1875
DiedMarch 14, 1946 (70 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
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Aug 22, 2015 06:24pm
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InfoSTEPHENS, Hubert Durrett, a Representative and a Senator from Mississippi; born in New Albany, Union County, Miss., July 2, 1875; attended the public schools and graduated from the law department of the University of Mississippi at Oxford in 1896; admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in New Albany; district attorney for the second district of Mississippi 1907-1910; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-second and to the four succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1911-March 3, 1921); was not a candidate for reelection in 1920 to the Sixty-seventh Congress; chairman, Committee on Elections (Sixty-fourth Congress), Committee on Claims (Sixty-fifth Congress); resumed the practice of law in New Albany; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1922; reelected in 1928 and served from March 4, 1923, to January 3, 1935; unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1934; chairman, Committee on Commerce (Seventy-third Congress); director of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation 1935-1936; continued the practice of law in Washington, D.C., until 1941, when he retired to his farm in Union County, Miss., and engaged in agricultural pursuits; died March 14, 1946, at his country home near New Albany, Miss.; interment in Pythian Cemetery.

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  09/18/1934 MS US Senate - D Runoff Lost 48.19% (-3.62%)
  08/28/1934 MS US Senate - D Primary Won 37.32% (+0.16%)
  11/06/1928 MS US Senate Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/07/1922 MS US Senate Won 93.21% (+88.29%)
  09/05/1922 MS US Senate - D Runoff Won 52.33% (+4.66%)
  08/15/1922 MS US Senate - D Primary Won 41.53% (+0.00%)
  11/05/1918 MS - District 02 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/07/1916 MS - District 02 Won 97.56% (+95.12%)
  11/03/1914 MS - District 02 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/05/1912 MS - District 02 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/08/1910 MS - District 02 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
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Supreme Court - Associate Justice - May 07, 1930 R John J. Parker