Braswell Drue Deen Edit Profile
Born on a farm near Baxley, Georgia, Deen attended public and high schools and South Georgia College, McRae, Georgia (now in Douglas, Georgia). He was graduated from Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, in 1922.
Deen was elected county school superintendent, Appling County, Georgia, November 1916-August 1918. He served as superintendent of schools at Tennille, Georgia from 1922 to 1924. He served as president of South Georgia Junior College, McRae, Georgia from 1924 to 1927.
He engaged in farming and real estate development in 1927 and 1928. He was editor and proprietor of the Alma (Georgia) Times. He also engaged in banking.
Deen was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-third, Seventy-fourth, and Seventy-fifth Congresses (March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1939). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1938 to the Seventy-sixth Congress. After serving in Congress, he worked as an insurance broker and cattle farmer.
He resided in Alma, Georgia, until his death there on November 28, 1981. He was interred at Rose Hill Cemetery in Macon, Georgia.
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Member 73d and 75th Congresses (1933-1939), 8th Georgia District. Clubs: Kiwanis (Waycross, Georgia).
Married Corinne Smith, of Lawrenceville, Georgia, July 1, 1918. Children: Mildred Louise, Braswell Drue, Walter George.