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David Edward Finley

David Edward Finley, American congressman. Member South Carolina. House of Representatives, 1890-1891 (Chairman of Commission ways and means); member South Carolina. Senate, 1892-1896 (chairman finance committee); member 56th to 64th Congresses (1899-1917), 5th South Carolina. District.

Background

  • Finley, David Edward was born on February 28, 1861 in Trenton, Arkansas, United States. Son of David Miller and Elizabeth (McIlwain) Finley.

  • Education

    • Educational public schools. Graduate South Carolina. U. Law School.

    Career

    • In law practice, since 1886.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member South Carolina. House of Representatives, 1890-1891 (Chairman of Commission ways and means). Member South Carolina.

    Senate, 1892-1896 (chairman finance committee). Member 56th to 64th Congresses (1899-1917), 5th South Carolina.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Lewis Gist, October 9, 1889.
    • father: David Miller Finley
    • mother: Elizabeth (McIlwain) Finley
    • spouse: Elizabeth Lewis Gist
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    Born February 28, 1861
    Died January 26, 1917
    (aged 55)
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