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Contents

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Biography----

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Memorial services in the House:

Memorial service program.

Invocation byRev. James Shera Montgomery---

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Roll of deceased Members, read by Mr. A. E. Chaffee, read-

ing clerk of the House...

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Address by Mr. Charles A. Plumley, of Vermont..

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Address by Mr. Fritz G. Lanham, of Texas.

Benediction by the Chaplain.-

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Memorial addresses:

Mr. William J. Driver, of Arkansas.

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Mr. David D. Terry, of Arkansas --

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Mr. Wade H. Kitchens, or Arkansas..

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Mr. John L. McClellan, of Arkansas..

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Mr. Claude A. Fuller, of Arkansas..

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Mr. Adolph J. Sabath, of Illinois.

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Mr. Bertrand H. Snell, of New York-

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Mr. Albert E. Carter, of California.--

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Mr. Charles A. Plumley, of Vermont--

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Memorial exercises in the Senate:

Prayer by Rev. Z Barney T. Phillips----

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Address by Mrs. Hattie W. Caraway, of Arkansas..

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Address by Mr. Alben W. Barkley, of Kentucky-

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Address by Mr. Charles L. McNary, of Oregon.-

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Address by Mr. William E. Borah, of Idaho.

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Address by Mr. Key Pittman, of Nevada..

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Address by Mr. Pat Harrison, of Mississippi.

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Address by Mr. Kenneth McKellar, of Tennessee

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Address by Mr. Burton K. Wheeler, of Montana..

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Address by Mr. Robert M. LaFollette, Jr., of Wisconsin. 88

Address by Mr. Arthur H. Vandenberg, of Michigan..

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Address by Mr. Tom Connally, of Texas---

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Address by Mr. James J. Davis, of Pennsylvania.--

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Address by Mr. Josiah W. Bailey, of North Carolina.

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Address by Mr. Carl A. Hatch, of New Mexico.---

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Address by Mr. Joseph F. Guffey, of Pennsylvania..

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Address by Mr. John E. Miller, of Arkansas..

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Proceedings in the Senate:

Biography

JOSEPH TAYLOR ROBINSON was born on a farm near Lonoke, Lonoke County, Ark., August 26, 1872; attended the common schools, the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, and the law department of the University of Virginia at Charlottesville; was admitted to the bar in 1895 and commenced practice in Lonoke, Ark.; member of the State general assembly in 1895; presidential elector on the Democratic ticket of Bryan and Stevenson in 1900 and was selected as the messenger to deliver the electoral vote of the State of Arkansas; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-eighth and to the four succeeding Congresses, and served from March 4, 1903, to January 14, 1913, when he resigned, having been elected governor; Governor of Arkansas from January 16, 1913, to March 8, 1913, when he resigned, having been elected Senator on January 28, 1913; moved to Little Rock, Ark., in 1913; elected to the United States Senate in 1913; reelected in 1918, 1924, 1930, and 1936, and served from March 4, 1913, until his death; delegate to the Democratic National Conventions at San Francisco in 1920, at New York City in 1924, at Houston, Tex., in 1928, at Chicago, in 1932, and at Philadelphia in 1936, serving as chairman of the 1920, 1928, and 1936 conventions; served as Democratic minority leader of the Senate 1923–1933, and as Democratic majority leader from 1933 until his death; unsuccessful candidate for Vice President of the United States on the Democratic ticket with Alfred E. Smith for President in 1928; delegate to the London naval conference in 1930; died in Washington, D. C., July 14, 1937; funeral services were held in the Chamber of the United States Senate; interment in Roselawn Memorial Park near Little Rock, Ark.

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