Frederick H. Dominick

Frederick Haskell Dominick ( born February 20, 1877 in Peak, Newberry County, South Carolina, † March 11, 1960 in Newberry, South Carolina ) was an American politician. Between 1917 and 1933 he represented the state of South Carolina in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Frederick Domick attended the public schools in Columbia and then the South Carolina College, the University of South Carolina today. After a subsequent law studies at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville and its made ​​in 1898 admitted to the bar he began in Newberry to work in his new profession. Politically, Dominick member of the Democratic Party. In the years 1901 and 1902 he sat as an MP in the House of Representatives from South Carolina; 1906 to 1914 he was county chairman of his party. Between 1913 and 1916 he also served as Deputy Attorney General of South Carolina. 1920 and 1924 was Dominick delegate to the Democratic National Conventions relevant.

In the congressional elections of 1916, he was in the third constituency of South Carolina in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC selected. There he entered on March 4, 1917, the successor of Wyatt Aiken. After seven elections he was able to complete in 1933 eight contiguous legislatures in Congress until March 3. In this time of the First World War fell. In 1919 there the 18th and 19th 1920, the constitutional amendment was adopted. It was about the ban on the trade in alcoholic beverages and to the nationwide introduction of women's suffrage. In 1926, Frederick Dominick was one of the organizers commissioned by the Congress of the impeachment proceedings against the Federal Judge George W. English. Shortly before the end of his last term of the 20th Amendment to the Constitution was adopted in 1933, by the beginning of the terms of office of the Congress and the President from March were brought forward to January.

During the Second World War he worked for the Ministry of Justice. Then again Dominick practiced as a lawyer. He died in March 1960 in Newberry.