Samuel J. Montgomery
Samuel James Montgomery
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Oklahoma's 1st district
March 4, 1925 – March 3, 1927
|Preceded by||Everette B. Howard|
|Succeeded by||Everette B. Howard|
|Born||December 1, 1896|
|Died||June 4, 1957 (aged 60)|
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
|Spouse(s)||Elizabeth Grove Hutcheson Montgomery|
|Children||Henry Montgomery Elizabeth Montgomery|
|Alma mater||University of Oklahoma at Norman|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Branch/service||United States Marine Corps|
|Years of service||1917-1919|
|Unit||Second Division, American Expeditionary Forces|
|Battles/wars||World War I|
|Awards||Croix de Guerre (France)|
Born in Buffalo, Kentucky, Montgomery was the son of Henry Harrison and Ella Slack (Montgomery) Montgomery. He moved to Oklahoma in 1902 with his parents, who settled in Bartlesville. He attended the public schools, studied law at the University of Oklahoma at Norman, and was admitted to the bar in 1919. He married Elizabeth Grove Hutcheson at Fort Worth, Texas, and they had two children, Henry and Elizabeth.
Montgomery practiced law in Bartlesville, Oklahoma until he enlisted as a private in the Sixth Regiment, United States Marine Corps, on July 18, 1917, and served in the Second Division, American Expeditionary Forces, until May 19, 1919, when he was honorably discharged. He received the Croix de Guerre from the Republic of France.
Elected as a Republican to the Sixty-ninth Congress, Montgomery served from March 4, 1925 to March 3, 1927. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1926 to the Seventieth Congress, and practiced law in Tulsa and later in Oklahoma City.
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- "Samuel J. Montgomery". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 30 May 2013.
- "Samuel J. Montgomery". Govtrack US Congress. Retrieved 30 May 2013.
- "Samuel J. Montgomery". The Political Graveyard. Retrieved 30 May 2013.
- United States Congress. "Samuel J. Montgomery (id: M000870)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- Samuel J. Montgomery at Find a Grave
|U.S. House of Representatives|
Everette B. Howard
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Oklahoma's 1st congressional district
Everette B. Howard