J. Vaughan Gary

U.S. Congressperson

1892 – 1973

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Who was J. Vaughan Gary?

Julian Vaughan Gary was a U.S. Representative from Virginia.

Born in Richmond, Virginia, Gary was a graduate of the University of Richmond. He was admitted to the bar in 1915 and commenced practice in Richmond, Virginia. Gary served in the United States Army during World War I, and subsequently served as counsel and executive assistant of the Virginia tax board from 1919-1924. From 1926-33, Gary served in the Virginia House of Delegates. Gary also served as member of the board of trustees of the University of Richmond.

Gary was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-ninth Congress by special election, March 6, 1945, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Dave E. Satterfield, Jr. He was reelected to the nine succeeding Congresses and served from March 6, 1945, to January 3, 1965. He was not a candidate for renomination in 1964 to the Eighty-ninth Congress, and he subsequently resumed this private law practice in Richmond. Upon his retirement, Gary continued to reside in Richmond, where he died September 6, 1973. He is buried in Hollywood Cemetery.

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Born
Feb 25, 1892
Richmond
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Richmond
Died
Sep 6, 1973
Richmond

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on July 23, 2013

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