Samuel J. Montgomery

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Samuel James Montgomery
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Oklahoma's 1st district
In office
March 4, 1925 – March 3, 1927
Personal details
Born December 1, 1896 (1896-12)
Buffalo, Kentucky
Died June 4, 1957 (1957-06-05) (aged 60)
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Citizenship  United States
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Elizabeth Grove Hutcheson Montgomery
Children Henry Montgomery

Elizabeth Montgomery

Alma mater University of Oklahoma at Norman
Profession Attorney
Military service
Allegiance United States United States of America
Service/branch United States Marine Corps
Rank Private
Unit Second Division, American Expeditionary Forces
Battles/wars World War I
Awards Croix de Guerre from the Republic of France

Samuel James Montgomery (December 1, 1896 - June 4, 1957) was an American politician and a U.S. Representative from Oklahoma.

Biography[edit]

Born in Buffalo, Kentucky, Montgomery was the son of Henry Harrison and Ella Slack (Montgomery) Montgomery. He moved to Oklahoma in 1902 with his parents, who settled in Bartlesville. He attended the public schools,studied law at the University of Oklahoma at Norman, and was admitted to the bar in 1919. He married Elizabeth Grove Hutcheson at Fort Worth, Texas, and they had two children, Henry and Elizabeth.[1]

Career[edit]

Montgomery practiced law in Bartlesville, Oklahoma until he enlisted as a private in the Sixth Regiment, United States Marine Corps, on July 18, 1917, and served in the Second Division, American Expeditionary Forces, until May 19, 1919, when he was honorably discharged. He received the Croix de Guerre from the Republic of France.[2]

Elected as a Republican to the Sixty-ninth Congress, Montgomery served from March 4, 1925 to March 3, 1927.[3] He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1926 to the Seventieth Congress, and practiced law in Tulsa and later in Oklahoma City.

Death[edit]

Montgomery died in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on June 4, 1957 (age 60 years, 185 days). He is interred in Memorial Park Cemetery, Bartlesville, Oklahoma.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Samuel J. Montgomery". Oklahoma Historical Society. Retrieved 30 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Samuel J. Montgomery". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 30 May 2013. 
  3. ^ "Samuel J. Montgomery". Govtrack US Congress. Retrieved 30 May 2013. 
  4. ^ "Samuel J. Montgomery". The Political Graveyard. Retrieved 30 May 2013. 

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