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  Humphreys, Benjamin G.
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AffiliationDemocratic  
 
NameBenjamin G. Humphreys
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Greenville, Mississippi , United States
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Born August 17, 1865
DiedOctober 16, 1923 (58 years)
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Info born in Claiborne County, Miss., August 17, 1865; attended the public schools at Lexington, Miss., and the University of Mississippi at Oxford; engaged in mercantile pursuits; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1891 and commenced practice in Greenwood, Miss.; superintendent of education for Leflore County 1892-1896; district attorney for the fourth district of Mississippi 1895-1903; raised a company in April 1898 for service in the Spanish-American War and was its first lieutenant, serving under Maj. Gen. Fitzhugh Lee in Florida during the entire war; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-eighth and to the ten succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1903, until his death; chairman, Committee on Territories (Sixty-second Congress), Committee on Flood Control (Sixty-fourth and Sixty-fifth Congresses); delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1920; died in Greenville, Miss., October 16, 1923; interment in Greenville Cemetery.


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Son William Y. Humphreys 1890-1933

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  11/07/1922 MS - District 03 Won 97.00% (+94.01%)
  11/02/1920 MS District 3 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/05/1918 MS - District 03 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/07/1916 MS - District 03 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/03/1914 MS - District 03 Won 98.02% (+96.03%)
  11/05/1912 MS - District 03 Won 91.26% (+82.52%)
  11/08/1910 MS - District 03 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/03/1908 MS - District 03 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/1906 MS - District 03 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/08/1904 MS - District 03 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/1902 MS - District 03 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
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