HOBBS, SAMUEL FRANCIS, 1887-1952

Biography:

Attorney, judge, congressman. Born– October 5, 1887. Parents– Samuel Freeman and Frances (John) Hobbs. Married– Sarah Ellen Greene, January 8, 1913. Children– Three. Education– Marion Military Institute, A.A., 1905; student, Vanderbilt University, 1905-1906; University of Alabama, LL.B., 1908. Practicing attorney in Selma, 1908-1921; judge, 4th Judicial Circuit of Alabama, 1921-1926, afterward returning to practice of law. Member, 74th through 81st U.S. Congresses (1935-1951), representing fourth Alabama District. Chairman, Muscle Shoals Commission, 1931, chairman of Alabama’s National Recovery Admission Committee, 1913. Member, Dallas Co., Ala., and American Bar Associations, American Judicature Society. Honors– University of Alabama, LL.D., 1949.

Source:

Who Was Who in America, Vol. 3.

Publication(s):

Muscle Shoals; a Plan for Use. Washington, D.C.; Government Printing Office, 1931.