George R. Stobbs

George R. Stobbs
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 4th district
In office
March 4, 1925  March 3, 1931
Preceded by Samuel Winslow
Succeeded by Pehr G. Holmes
Personal details
Born Webster, Massachusetts
Political party Republican
Alma mater Harvard, Harvard Law School
Profession Attorney

George Russell Stobbs (February 7, 1877 December 23, 1966) was a Representative from Massachusetts.

He was born in Webster, Massachusetts. He graduated from Harvard University in 1899, and from Harvard Law School in 1902. Stobbs was admitted to the bar in 1902 and commenced practice in Worcester, Massachusetts. He was a special justice for the central district court of Worcester between 1909 and 1916.

He was captain in the State Guard of Massachusetts from 1917 to 1920, and the assistant district attorney for the middle district of Massachusetts from 1917 to 1921. Stobbs was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-ninth, Seventieth, and Seventy-first Congresses (March 4, 1925 - March 3, 1931). He did not run for reelection in 1930. He was one of the managers appointed by the House of Representatives in 1926 to conduct the impeachment proceedings against George W. English, the judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Illinois. He served as president of the Worcester Economic Club in 1932.[1] Between 1927 and 1942 he was a major and subsequently lieutenant colonel in the Judge Advocate General’s Department. He became a delegate to the Interparliamentary Congress in London, England in 1930. He was delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1932, and to the Republican State conventions in 1940 and 1942. He resumed law in Worcester, Massachusetts.


United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Samuel E. Winslow
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 4th congressional district

March 4, 1925 March 3, 1931
Succeeded by
Pehr G. Holmes
This article is issued from Wikipedia - version of the 5/4/2016. The text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share Alike but additional terms may apply for the media files.