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Dudley Mays Hughes

Dudley Mays Hughes, American congressman. Member Georgia Senate, 1882, 1883; member 61st and 62d Congresses (1909-1913), 3d Georgia District and 63d and 64th Congresses (1918-1917), 12th District.

Background

  • Hughes, Dudley Mays was born on October 10, 1848 in Jeffersonville, Georgia, United States. Son of Daniel Greenwood and Mary Henrietta (Moore) Hughes.

  • Education

    • Educated University of Georgia.

    Career

    • Began farming 1870, has since continued on a large scale. President Macon, Dublin & Savannah Railway Company during its construction.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Baptist

    Membership

    Member Georgia Senate, 1882, 1883. Member 61st and 62d Congresses (1909-1913), 3d Georgia District and 63d and 64th Congresses (1918-1917), 12th District.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Frances Dennard, November 25, 1873.
    • father: Daniel Greenwood Hughes
    • mother: Mary Henrietta (Moore) Hughes
    • spouse: Mary Frances Dennard
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    Died January 20, 1947
    (aged 98)
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