George Huddleston

George Huddleston (* November 11, 1869 near Lebanon, Tennessee; † February 29, 1960 in Birmingham, Alabama ) was an American politician and represented the state of Alabama in the U.S. House of Representatives.


George Huddleston was born on November 11, 1869 on a farm near Lebanon, Wilson County, Tennessee, where he attended the local school. He studied law at Cumberland University in Lebanon, Tennessee. He was admitted as a solicitor in 1891 and practiced in Birmingham, Alabama until 1911, when he retired.

During the Spanish-American War, he served as a private in the First Regiment of Alabama Volunteer Infantry. After he finished his work as a lawyer, he was elected as a Democrat in the sixty-fourth and the ten succeeding Congresses. Here he exercised his activity between March 4, 1915, and January 3, 1937. He lost his re-election in 1936.

George Huddleston died on 29 February 1960 in Birmingham, Alabama. He was buried in the Elmwood Cemetery.