Choice Boswell RANDELL, Congress, TX (1857-1945)


RANDELL, Choice Boswell, (nephew of Lucius Jeremiah Gartrell), a Representative from Texas; born near Spring Place, Murray County, Ga., January 1, 1857; attended public and private schools and the North Georgia Agricultural College at Dahlonega; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1878 and commenced practice in Denison, Grayson County, Tex., in January 1879; moved to Sherman, Tex., in 1882 and continued the practice of law; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-seventh and to the five succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1901-March 3, 1913); unsuccessful candidate for nomination to the United States Senate in 1912; resumed the practice of law; died in Sherman, Tex., October 19, 1945; interment in West Hill Cemetery.

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