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  Trammell, Park
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NamePark Trammell
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Lakeland, Florida , United States
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Born April 09, 1876
DiedMay 08, 1936 (60 years)
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InfoFull name: Park Monroe Trammell

Born in Macon County, Ala., April 9, 1876; moved to Florida with his parents who settled on a farm near Lakeland, Polk County; attended the common schools in Florida; studied law at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn., and graduated from Cumberland University, Lebanon, Tenn., in 1899; was admitted to the bar in 1899 and commenced practice in Lakeland, Fla.; engaged as a fruit grower and owned and edited a newspaper; mayor of Lakeland 1899-1903; member, State house of representatives 1902; member, State senate 1904-1908, serving as president 1905; attorney general of Florida 1909-1913; Governor of Florida 1913-1917; elected in 1916 as a Democrat to the United States Senate; reelected in 1922, 1928, and again in 1934, and served from March 4, 1917, until his death in Washington, D.C., May 8, 1936; chairman, Committee on Expenditures in the Treasury Department (Sixty-fifth Congress), Committee on Naval Affairs (Seventy-third and Seventy-fourth Congresses); interment in Roselawn Cemetery, Lakeland, Fla.

Brother of late former State Rep. Worth W. Trammell, D-Gadsen County, who ran unsuccessfully for Governor in the 1924 primary, and who was also a Circuit Court Judge, 11th Circuit of Florida.

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  11/06/1934 FL US Senate Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  06/26/1934 FL US Senate - D Runoff Won 51.00% (+2.00%)
  06/05/1934 FL US Senate - D Primary Won 38.02% (+0.90%)
  11/06/1928 FL US Senate Won 68.53% (+37.06%)
  06/05/1928 FL US Senate - D Primary Won 57.97% (+15.93%)
  11/07/1922 FL US Senate Won 88.27% (+76.54%)
  11/07/1916 FL US Senate Won 82.86% (+70.41%)
  11/05/1912 FL Governor Won 80.42% (+73.27%)
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Supreme Court - Associate Justice - May 07, 1930 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Feb 05, 1925 NPA Reject