Chapman, Virgil, 1895-1951

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Politician, Lawyer.

Chapman was born in Simpson County, Ky. He was an 1918 law graduate of the University of Kentucky and served as city attorney of Irvine, Ky. from 1918 to 1920. He represented Kentucky in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1925-1929 and 1931-1948, serving voters from the 6th and 7th Congressional districts. He served in the U.S. Senate from 1948 to 1951. He was active in the cooperative marketing of tobacco and was chairman of the executive committee, Democratic National Congressional Committee.

From the description of Virgil M. Chapman papers, 1940-1950, 1940-1941, 1949-1950 (Bulk dates). (University of Kentucky Libraries). WorldCat record id: 13029364

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associatedWith Berry, John M. person
associatedWith Bing, R. C. person
associatedWith Donovan, Herman Lee, 1887-1964. person
associatedWith Duncan, Richard L. person
associatedWith Hillenkoetter, R. H. (Roscoe Henry), 1897- person
associatedWith Holleman, Joseph T. person
associatedWith Hutchinson, K. T. (Knox T.) person
correspondedWith Johnson family. family
associatedWith Owens, Joseph T. person
associatedWith Schmidt, Martin Frederick, 1918- person
associatedWith Underwood, Thomas R. (Thomas Rust), 1898-1956. person
associatedWith United States. Central Intelligence Agency. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Congress. House. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Congress. Senate. corporateBody
associatedWith United States Military Academy. corporateBody
associatedWith United States Naval Academy. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Kentucky. Veterans Club. corporateBody
associatedWith Vinson, Fred M., 1890-1953. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Tobacco industry
Tobacco cooperative marketing


Birth 1895-03-15

Death 1951-03-08



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SNAC ID: 3795960