Arthur H. Greenwood

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Arthur H. Greenwood

Arthur Herbert Greenwood (January 31, 1880 – April 26, 1963) was a United States Representative (D) for Indiana for 2nd District from 1923–1933 and for the 7th District 1933–1939. Greenwood was defeated in 1938.

The Baptist lawyer, farmer and banker graduated from the Indiana University Bloomington in 1905, as well as The George Washington University. He served in the member of the board of education for Washington, Indiana 1910–1916. As a lawyer, Greenwood was county attorney of Daviess County 1911–1915, then as prosecuting attorney for the forty-ninth judicial circuit 1916–1918.

He served in the United States Congress from 1923 to 1939 and was House Majority Whip in the seventy-third Congress.

He served as a member of a number of commissions including:

  • George Rogers Clark Memorial Commission

He lived in Bradenton, Florida and died in 1963 in Bethesda, Montgomery County, Maryland and was buried in Washington, Indiana.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Oscar E. Bland
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Indiana's 2nd congressional district

1923–1933
Succeeded by
George R. Durgan
Preceded by
Louis Ludlow
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Indiana's 7th congressional district

1933–1939
Succeeded by
Gerald W. Landis
Party political offices
Preceded by
John McDuffie (D-AL)
House Majority Whip
1933–1935
Succeeded by
Patrick J. Boland (D-PA)