Jesse Francis STALLINGS, Congress, AL (1856-1928)


STALLINGS, Jesse Francis, a Representative from Alabama; born near Manningham, Butler County, Ala., April 4, 1856; completed preparatory studies and was graduated from the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa in 1877; studied law at that university; was admitted to the bar in April 1880 and commenced practice in Greenville, Ala.; elected by the legislature of Alabama as solicitor for the second judicial circuit in November 1886 and served until his resignation in September 1892; delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1888; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-third and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1893-March 3, 1901); was not a candidate for renomination in 1900; resumed the practice of his profession in Birmingham, Ala.; president of the Lincoln Reserve Life Insurance Co. 1912-1928: died in Birmingham, Ala., on March 18, 1928; interment in Elmwood Cemetery.

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