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JOHN RIDLEY MITCHELL (September 26, 1877 – February 26, 1962) was
an American politician and a U.S. Representative from
* 1 Biography * 2 Career * 3 Death * 4 References * 5 External links
Born in Livingston,
A member of the State Democratic executive committee from 1910 to
1914, Mitchell also served as assistant attorney general of the fifth
Mitchell was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-second and to the
three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1931 – January 3, 1939). He
was not a candidate for renomination in 1938, but was unsuccessful for
the Democratic nomination for
Mitchell died in Crossville, Cumberland County, Tennessee, on February 26, 1962 (age 84 years, 153 days). He is interred at Green Acres Memorial Gardens, Crossville, Tennessee.
* ^ "John R. Mitchell". Ancestry.com. Retrieved 7 May 2013. * ^ "John R. Mitchell". Govtrack US Congress. Retrieved 7 May 2013.
* ^ "John R. Mitchell". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 7 May 2013. * ^ "John R. Mitchell". The Political Graveyard. Retrieved 7 May 2013.