John Curtis Kyle

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John Curtis Kyle, 1893

John Curtis Kyle (born July 17, 1851 near Sardis , Mississippi , † July 6, 1913 in Sardis, Mississippi) was an American politician.

Kyle attended Cumberland University Law School . After graduating in 1874, he was admitted to the bar that same year and practiced in Sardis. From 1879 to 1881 Kyle held the office of mayor of the city and was then Senator in the Mississippi Senate from 1881 to 1885. From 1886 to 1890 he was a member of the Mississippi Railroad Commission .

Kyle was elected a Democrat in the 52nd and subsequent two Congresses . From March 4, 1891 to March 3, 1897, he represented the state of Mississippi in the US House of Representatives . He did not run for a new term in 1896 and returned to Sardis after leaving the US House of Representatives. There Kyle began to work again in his previous job. In addition, he was also active in the banking industry. In 1912 he retired from active professional life. A year later, Kyle died in Sardis on July 6th and was buried in Rosehill Cemetery .

Web links

  • John Curtis Kyle in the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress (English)