Lindsay Carter Warren

Lindsay Carter Warren ( born December 16, 1889 in Washington, North Carolina, † December 28, 1976 ) was an American politician. Between 1925 and 1940 he represented the state of North Carolina in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Lindsay Warren attended 1903-1906, the Bingham School in Asheville. Then he studied until 1908 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After a subsequent law degree from the same university and its 1912, admitted to the bar he began in Washington to work in this profession. Between 1912 and 1925 was Warren Attorney in Beaufort County. At the same time he proposed as a member of the Democratic Party launched a political career.

Between 1912 and 1925, Warren was Democratic Party chairman in Beaufort County. From 1917 to 1919 he sat in the Senate of North Carolina, its acting president, he was 1919. In this year also he was a member of a commission that reformed the laws of the state. 1920 Warren was a member of another Commission, which dealt with compensation for accidents at work. In 1923 he became a deputy in the House of Representatives from North Carolina. 1932 and 1940 he was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention, on each of which Franklin D. Roosevelt was nominated for the presidential election. He also led the regional democratic party conventions in North Carolina in 1930 and 1934.

In the congressional elections of 1924, Warren became the first constituency of North Carolina in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Hallett Sydney Ward on March 4, 1925. After seven elections he could remain until his resignation on October 31, 1940 in Congress. Since 1931 he was chairman of the Committee on Accounts. While Warren's time as congressman in 1933 were the 20th and ratified the 21st Amendment. Since 1933, most of the New Deal legislation of the Federal Government were introduced and passed under President Roosevelt to Congress.

Warren joined the end of October 1940 by his mandate back after he had been appointed by President Roosevelt as the successor to Fred H. Brown as head of the Federal Court ( Comptroller General ). This office he held until 1954. During the years 1959 and 1961 Lindsay Warren was once the Senate of North Carolina. He died on 28 December 1976 in his native Washington.