Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Strother, James French

Strother, James French (grandson of the preceding), a Representative from West Virginia; born near Pearisburg, Giles County, Va., June 29, 1868; attended the public schools, Pearisburg Academy, and Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College at Blacksburg; deputy collector of internal revenue at Lynchburg, Va., 1890-1893; studied law at the University of Virginia at Charlottesville; was admitted to the bar in 1894 and commenced practice in Pearisburg; settled in Welch, McDowell County, W. Va., in 1895 and continued the practice of law; United States commissioner 1897-1901; appointed judge of the criminal court of McDowell County by Gov. Albert B. White on January 1, 1905; was thrice elected and served until September 30, 1924, when he resigned, having been nominated for Congress; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-ninth and Seventieth Congresses (March 4, 1925-March 3, 1929); was not a candidate for renomination in 1928; because of failing health, retired from public activities; died in Welch, W. Va., April 10, 1930; interment in Monte Vista Cemetery, Bluefield, W. Va.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Strother, James French ," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1878 1879. Original Sources, accessed January 17, 2020, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4SMEEWL1G3NWVVX.

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Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Strother, James French ' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1878, pp.1879. Original Sources, retrieved 17 January 2020, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4SMEEWL1G3NWVVX.