Bryant Thomas Castellow

Bryant Thomas Castellow ( born July 29, 1876 at Georgetown, Quitman County, Georgia, † July 23, 1962 in Cuthbert, Georgia ) was an American politician. Between 1932 and 1937 he represented the state of Georgia in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Bryant Castellow attended the common schools and the high schools in Eufaula (Alabama ) and Coleman. He then studied at Mercer University in Macon. After a subsequent law studies at the University of Georgia in Athens and its made ​​in 1897 admitted to the bar he began in Fort Gaines to work in his new profession. In the years 1897 and 1898, he served as school board in Coleman. Between 1899 and 1902 he was a captain of an infantry unit of the state militia. In the years 1900 and 1901 Castellow exercised the office of public prosecutor in Clay County. In this district, he then worked as a judge until 1905. In 1906 he moved to Cuthbert, where he worked as a bankruptcy trustee until 1912. Between 1913 and 1932, was Castellow prosecutor in the judicial district of Pataula.

Following the resignation of Congressman Charles R. Crisp, he was at the due election for the third seat of Georgia as his successor in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC selected. He resigned on November 8, 1932 at its new mandate. After two re- elections he could remain until January 3, 1937 at the Congress. At this time there many New Deal laws of the Federal Government were adopted under President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

In 1936, Bryant Castellow opted not to run again. After his retirement from the U.S. House of Representatives, he withdrew into retirement. He died on July 23, 1962 in Cuthbert, and was also buried there.

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