Philip D. McCulloch, Jr.

Philip Doddridge McCulloch ( born June 23, 1851 in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, † November 26, 1928 in Marianna, Arkansas ) was an American politician. Between 1893 and 1903 he represented the first electoral district of the state of Arkansas in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Philip McCulloch attended private schools in Trenton in Gibson County, Tennessee. After that he attended in the same city the Andrew College. After studying law and its made ​​in 1872 admitted to the bar, he began practicing in his new profession in Trenton. In February 1874 he moved to Marianna, Arkansas, where he also worked as a lawyer.

In 1878, McCulloch was prosecutor in the first judicial district of the State of Arkansas. This office he held until 1884. Politically, he was a member of the Democratic Party. Between 1875 and 1893 he served as party chairman in Lee County. In 1875 he was elected Mayor of Marianna, although he did not accept this office. McCulloch was also in the school board of this city. In 1890 he was a delegate to the National Convention of the Democrats of Arkansas.

In 1892 he was in the first district of Arkansas in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he replaced William H. Cate on March 4, 1893. After he was re-elected in each of the following four congressional elections, McCulloch was able to complete five 1903 legislative sessions in Congress until March 3. Prior to the elections of 1902 he renounced another candidacy. In the following years, McCulloch again worked as a lawyer in Marianna, where he died in 1928.