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John Charles Floyd

John Charles Floyd, American congressman. member 59th to 63d Congresses (1905-1915), 3d Ark; member Floyd & Floyd, since 1923.

Background

  • Floyd, John Charles was born on April 14, 1858 in Sparta, Tennessee, United States. Son of John Wesley and Eliza Jane (Snodgrass) Floyd.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, University of Arkansas, 1879.

    Career

    • Admitted to bar, 1882, and entered law practice. Elected to Arkansas legislature, 1888, and served in session of 1889. Prosecuting attorney, 14th Arkansas Circuit, 1890-1894.

      Member 59th to 63d Congresses (1905-1915), 3d Arkansas District. Member Floyd & Floyd, since 1923.

    Politics

    All human life is created by God and therefore is significant and valuable. When governments implement the capital punishment, then the life of the convicted is devalued and all possibilities of change education.

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Righteousness is a demand of God. It can be received only through faith in God.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Every Church member should be seeking in various ways to renew and expand the opportunities for Christian conversation about the things that matter.

    Membership

    Member 59th to 63d Congresses (1905-1915), 3d Ark. Member Floyd & Floyd, since 1923.

    Connections

    • Married Sarah Virginia Berry, November 24, 1887. Children: Nina Berry, Rector Hamilton, James Berry.
    • father: John Wesley Floyd
    • mother: Eliza Jane (Snodgrass) Floyd
    • spouse: Sarah Virginia Berry
    • children: Nina Berry Floyd
    • Rector Hamilton Floyd
    • James Berry Floyd
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    Born April 14, 1858
    Died November 5, 1930
    (aged 72)
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