Aubert Culberson DUNN, Congress, MS (1896-1987)


DUNN, Aubert Culberson, a Representative from Mississippi; born in Meridian, Lauderdale County, Miss., November 20, 1896; attended the public schools, the University of Mississippi at Oxford, and the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa; reporter on the Cincinnati Enquirer in 1917; served in the United States Navy from December 7, 1917, to June 16, 1919; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1924 and commenced practice in Meridian, Miss.; district attorney for the tenth judicial district of Mississippi 1931-1934; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-fourth Congress (January 3, 1935-January 3, 1937); was not a candidate for renomination in 1936; served as expert to the United States Senate Committee on Finance in 1938 and as attorney for the Social Security Board in 1939; resumed the practice of law; special trial attorney, United States Attorney General’s office, 1952-1953; circuit judge, Tenth Judicial District, Mississippi, 1966; was a resident of Mobile, Ala. until his death there on January 4, 1987; interment in Magnolia Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present