Julian Minor QUARLES, Congress, VA (1848-1929)


QUARLES, Julian Minor, a Representative from Virginia; born near Ruther Glen, Caroline County, Va., September 25, 1848; attended the primary schools in Caroline and Augusta Counties and Pine Hill and Aspen Hill Academies, Louisa County, Va.; taught school three years and then attended the University of Virginia at Charlottesville; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Staunton, Augusta County, Va., in September 1874; judge of the county court of Augusta County, Va., from January 1880 to June 1883, when he resigned; moved to Minneapolis, Minn., and practiced his profession for two years; returned to Staunton, Va., and continued the practice of law; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-sixth Congress (March 4, 1899-March 3, 1901); was not a candidate for renomination in 1900; member of the State constitutional convention in 1901; resumed the practice of law in Staunton, Va., until 1924; died in Staunton, Va., November 18, 1929; interment in Thornrose Cemetery.

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