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David Edward Finley

congressman

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.

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