Edward Everett Eslick

Edward Everett Eslick (* April 19, 1872 in Pulaski, Tennessee, † June 14 1932 in Washington DC ) was an American politician. Between 1925 and 1932 he represented the state of Tennessee in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Edward Eslick attended the common schools and the Bethel College in Russellville (Kentucky). After a subsequent study of law and its made ​​in 1893 admitted to the bar he began in Pulaski to work in his new profession. He was also active in the banking industry and in agriculture. During the First World War he was a member of a hearing Commission in Giles County.

Politically, Eslick member of the Democratic Party. In the congressional elections of 1924 he was in the seventh election district of Tennessee in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of William Charles Salmon on March 4, 1925. After three re- elections he could remain until his death on 14 June 1932 at the Congress. He died during a speech in the Capitol. In the by-election became necessary then his wife Willa was elected as his successor.