Everett Sanders

James Everett Sanders ( born March 8, 1882 in Coalmont, Clay County, Indiana, † May 12 1950 in Washington DC ) was an American politician. Between 1917 and 1925 he represented the State of Indiana in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Everett Sanders attended the public schools of his home and then the Indiana State Normal School in Terre Haute. After a subsequent law degree from Indiana University in Bloomington and its made ​​in 1907 admitted to the bar he began in Terre Haute to work in this profession. At the same time he proposed as a member of the Republican Party launched a political career.

In the congressional elections of 1916, he was selected in the fifth electoral district of Indiana in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington, where he succeeded the Democrat Ralph W. Moss on March 4, 1917. After three re- elections, he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1925 four legislative sessions. In this time of the First World War fell. In the years 1919 and 1920, the 18th and the 19th Amendment to the Constitution were adopted. 1924 Sanders waived on a bid again.

In 1925, he served as Director of the Speakers' Bureau at the Republican National Committee. Between 1925 and 1929 he was private secretary to President Calvin Coolidge; Finally, from 1932 to 1934, he stood in front of the organization committee of his party as chairman. He then practiced in the federal capital Washington as a lawyer. There he is on 12 May 1950, died. He was buried in Terre Haute.