Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Jeffers, Lamar

Jeffers, Lamar, a Representative from Alabama; born in Anniston, Calhoun County, Ala., April 16, 1888; attended the public schools and the Alabama Presbyterian College at Anniston; served with the Alabama National Guard 1904-1914; clerk of the circuit court of Calhoun County, taking office in January 1917; resigned that office in May 1917 to enter officers’ training camp, Fort McPherson, Ga.; was graduated August 14, 1917, as captain of Infantry; assigned to the Eighty-second Division, commanding Company G, Three Hundred and Twenty-sixth Infantry, during the First World War; served until twice wounded on October 11, 1918, before St. Juvin, France; was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross by the United States Government; promoted to rank of major of Infantry; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-seventh Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Fred L. Blackmon; reelected to the Sixty-eighth and to the five succeeding Congresses and served from June 7, 1921, to January 3, 1935; unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1934; is a resident of Alabama.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Jeffers, Lamar," 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.1369 Original Sources, accessed June 25, 2024, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=51W9VDDQSIR6BSB.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Jeffers, Lamar." 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.1369, Original Sources. 25 Jun. 2024. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=51W9VDDQSIR6BSB.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Jeffers, Lamar' 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.1369. Original Sources, retrieved 25 June 2024, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=51W9VDDQSIR6BSB.