Robert M. Wallace

Robert Minor Wallace ( born August 6 1856 in New London, Union County, Arkansas, † November 9, 1942 in Magnolia, Arkansas ) was an American politician. Between 1903 and 1911 he represented the seventh election district of the state of Arkansas in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Robert Wallace attended the public schools of his home and thereafter until 1876, the Arizona Seminary in Arizona ( Louisiana). After studying law and its made ​​in 1879 admitted to the bar he began in El Dorado to work in his new profession. He was a member of the Democratic Party and was in the years 1881 and 1882 as a Member of the House of Representatives from Arkansas. Between 1887 and 1891 Wallace worked for the U.S. Postal Service. After that, he was from 1891 to 1892 Attorney in the 13th Judicial District of Arkansas. In 1894 he became deputy federal district attorney.

1902 Wallace was elected in the newly seventh constituency of Arkansas in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington. After three re- elections he could complete a total of four parliamentary terms in Congress between March 4, 1903 March 3, 1911. In 1910, he was not nominated by his party for another term. After retiring from Congress Wallace worked as a lawyer in Hot Springs and Little Rock. He sat down at that time also for the Prohibition movement. He later moved to Magnolia, where he died in 1942.