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James Benjamin ASWELL

James Benjamin ASWELL, American Congressman. Member of Masons; Woodman; Knights of Pythias.; Elks.


  • ASWELL, James Benjamin was born on December 23, 1869 in Jackson Parish, Iowa.

  • Education

    • Geo. Peabody Coll, for Teachers, 1892; University of Nashville, Bachelor of Arts, 1893, Master of Arts, 1898; University of Arkansas, Bachelor of Laws 1907.


    • President. Louisiana Polytechnic Institute, 1900-1904. Elected twice; State Superintendent of Public Education, 1904- Operating system. Elected Chancellor, University of Mississippi, 1907.

      President, State Normal College, 1908-1911. Reorganized State Public School System. Elected to 63-71 Congresses.


    • Member of Masons; Woodman. Knights of Pythias.; Elks.


    • Spouse Maude Hunnewell, June 2, 1928, London.
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    Born December 23, 1869