WINGO, Otis Theodore (1877-1930)

Democrat of Arkansas

4th congressional district

Served in House 1913-1930

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Biography

WINGO, Otis Theodore, (husband of Effiegene Wingo), Representative from Arkansas; born in Weakley County, Tenn., June 18, 1877; attended the public schools, Bethel College at McKenzie, Tenn., McFerrin College at Martin, Tenn., and Valparaiso (Ind.) University; taught school; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1900 and commenced practice in De Queen, Sevier County, Ark.; member of the State senate 1907-1909; resumed the practice of his profession in De Queen, Ark.; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-third and to the eight succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1913, until his death in Baltimore, Md., October 21, 1930; interment in Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
Courtesy of Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

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