Chester Bartow McMULLEN, Congress, FL (1902-1953)


McMULLEN, Chester Bartow, a Representative from Florida; born in Largo, Pinellas County, Fla., December 6, 1902; attended the public schools of Largo, Fla.; was graduated from the college of law at the University of Florida in 1924; was admitted to the bar in 1924 and commenced the practice of law in Clearwater, Fla.; prosecuting attorney of Pinellas County, Fla., in 1927 and 1928; elected State attorney for the sixth judicial circuit of Florida in 1930 and served until elected to Congress in 1950; director of the First National Bank of Clearwater; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-second Congress (January 3, 1951-January 3, 1953); was not a candidate for renomination in 1952; died in Clearwater, Fla., November 3, 1953; interment in Sylvan Abbey, Clearwater, Fla.


Ivey, Donald J. “The Life and Times of Chester Bartow McMullen, Sr. (A.D. 1902 - 1953): A Chronological Biography.” Privately printed, 1998.

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