Emory H. Price

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Emory H. Price

Emory Hilliard Price (December 3, 1899 – February 11, 1976) was a U.S. Representative from Florida.


Born in Bostwick, Florida, Price attended the public schools of Duval County, Florida. He was graduated from Jacksonville (Florida) Law College in 1936. He was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Jacksonville, Florida.

Political career[edit]

He served as member of the city council of Jacksonville, Florida from 1929 to 1932. Price was the Supervisor of Registration of Duval County, Florida from 1932 to 1942.


Price was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-eighth and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1949). He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1948 to the Eighty-first Congress. After leaving Congress, he resumed the practice of law and real estate pursuits.


He died in Jacksonville, Florida, February 11, 1976 and was buried in Greenlawn Cemetery.


  • United States Congress. "Emory H. Price (id: P000524)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Robert A. Green
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Florida's 2nd congressional district

1943 – 1949
Succeeded by
Charles E. Bennett

 This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website http://bioguide.congress.gov.