Claude A. Fuller

Claude Albert Fuller ( born January 20, 1876 in Prophetstown, Whiteside County, Illinois, † January 8, 1968 in Eureka Springs, Arkansas ) was an American politician. Between 1929 and 1939 he represented the third electoral district of the state of Arkansas in the U.S. House of Representatives.


In 1885, Claude Fuller moved with his parents to Arkansas, where the family settled on a farm near Eureka Springs. Claude attended the public schools of his new home and then studied at the Kent College of Law in Chicago Jura. After his 1898 was admitted to the bar he began in Eureka Springs to work in this profession.

Fuller was a member of the Democratic Party. Between 1898 and 1902 he was ratchet driver ( City Clerk ) of his native city; 1903-1905 he was a deputy in the House of Representatives from Arkansas. After that, he was between 1906 and 1910 Mayor of Eureka Springs, a post which he was to exercise again 1920-1928. From 1910 to 1914 Fuller was a prosecutor in the fourth judicial district. Between 1916 and 1928 he also served as chairman of the school board of Eureka Springs. From 1903 to 1943 he was a delegate at all party conferences of the Democrats in Arkansas. In the years 1908 and 1912 and 1924-1960 he was a delegate to the Democratic National Conventions relevant.

1928 Fuller was in the third district of Arkansas in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he replaced John N. Tillman on March 4, 1929. After four elections he was able to complete in Congress until January 3, 1939, which rose five legislative sessions. After he was not nominated in 1938 by his party for another term, Fuller was eliminated in March 1939 from the Congress. After the end of his time in the House of Representatives Fuller again worked as a lawyer. He also dealt with the banking and agriculture. Claude Fuller died in early January 1968 in Eureka Springs, and was also buried there.