Hubert D. Stephens

Hubert Durrett Stephens ( born July 2, 1875 in New Albany, Mississippi, † March 14, 1946 in Union County, Mississippi ) was an American politician (Democratic Party), who represented the state of Mississippi in both chambers of the U.S. Congress.

After attending school Stephens enrolled at the Law School of the University of Mississippi in 1896, where he made his statements. In the same year he became a member of the Bar and began to practice in his hometown. From 1907 to 1910 he served as district attorney for the second judicial district of Mississippi.

In 1910 he took then the change of the judiciary in the policy. After the election, the U.S. House of Representatives and multiple confirmation by the voters Stephens was one of the Houses of Parliament on 4 March 1911 to 3 March 1921. Already in the following year he returned to Congress after he was elected U.S. Senator for Mississippi. He spent between 4 March 1923 and the January 3, 1935 two terms in the Senate and also ran again in 1934, but lost in the Democratic primary Theodore Gilmore Bilbo.

After the end of his political career Hubert Stephens held 1935-1936 the post of director of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation, an independent government agency that supported the economic recovery after the Great Depression. After that he worked until 1941 as an attorney in Washington, before he returned to his farm near his birthplace, New Albany, where he died in March 1946.