Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Gillespie, Frank

Gillespie, Frank, a Representative from Illinois; born in White Sulphur Springs, Greenbrier County, W. Va., April 18, 1869; attended the graded schools and Concord (W. Va.) Normal School; taught in the public schools at White Sulphur Springs, W. Va., in 1891 and 1892; principal of White Sulphur Springs High School in 1891; studied law at Central College, Danville, Ind.; was admitted to the bar in 1892 and commenced practice in Charleston, W. Va.; moved to Bloomington, McLean County, Ill., in 1894 and continued the practice of law; also engaged in agricultural pursuits; served in the State house of representatives in 1913 and 1914; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-third Congress (March 4, 1933-January 3, 1935); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1934 to the Seventy-fourth Congress and for election in 1936 to the Seventy-fifth Congress; resumed the practice of law and is a resident of Bloomington, Ill.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Gillespie, Frank," 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.1211 Original Sources, accessed February 4, 2023, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=85MIE8NM8RKGITS.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Gillespie, Frank." 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.1211, Original Sources. 4 Feb. 2023. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=85MIE8NM8RKGITS.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Gillespie, Frank' 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.1211. Original Sources, retrieved 4 February 2023, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=85MIE8NM8RKGITS.