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Eastland, James O. (James Oliver), 1904-1986


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  • Fuller Name

    • James Oliver
  • Variants

    • Eastland, James Oliver, 1904-1986
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        19041128
    • Death Date

        19860219
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1928
        • Affiliation End: 1932
        • Organization: (naf) Mississippi. Legislature. House of Representatives
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 19410630
        • Affiliation End: 19410928
        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. Senate
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 19430103
        • Affiliation End: 19781227
        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. Senate
    • Birth Place

        Doddsville, Miss.
    • Death Place

        Doddsville, Miss.
    • Gender

        male
    • Occupation

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  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Eastland, James Oliver, 1904-1986
  • Sources

    • found: NUCMC data from Univ. of Virginia Lib. for Scott, H. Papers, 1925-1977(Eastland, James Oliver, 1904- )
    • found: LC data base, 4-29-88(hdg.: Eastland, James Oliver, 1904- )
    • found: NY Times obit., 2-20-1986(Eastland, James O.; former Miss. senator)
    • found: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, via WWW, August 8, 2013(Eastland, James Oliver (1904- 1986); a Senator from Mississippi; born in Doddsville, Sunflower County, Miss., November 28, 1904; moved with his parents to Forest, Miss., in 1905; attended the public schools, the University of Mississippi at Oxford, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn., and the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1927 and commenced practice in Forest, Miss.; also engaged in agricultural pursuits; member, State house of representatives, 1928-1932; moved to Ruleville, Miss., in 1934; appointed on June 30, 1941, as a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Pat Harrison and served from June 30, 1941, to September 28, 1941; was not a candidate for election to the vacancy; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1942; reelected in 1948, 1954, 1960, 1966, and again in 1972, and served from January 3, 1943, until his resignation December 27, 1978; was not a candidate for reelection in 1978; served as President pro tempore of the Senate during the Ninety-second through the Ninety-fifth Congresses; chairman, Committee on the Judiciary (Eighty-fourth through Ninety-fifth Congresses); was a resident of Doddsville, Miss. until his death there on February 19, 1986)
  • Change Notes

    • 1988-05-13: new
    • 2013-08-14: revised
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