Robert W. Everett

Robert William Everett (* March 3, 1839 in Hayneville, Houston County, Georgia, † February 27, 1915 in Rockmart, Georgia ) was an American politician. Between 1891 and 1893 he represented the state of Georgia in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Career

Robert Everett attended the common schools and the Hayneville Academy. Then he studied until 1859 at Mercer University in Macon. He then taught for two years as a teacher. During the Civil War he was a sergeant in the army of the Confederacy. After the war, Everett worked until 1872 as a teacher again. After that, he was engaged in farming. Between 1875 and 1880 he was commissioner for the road and Taxation ( Commissioner of Roads and Revenue ) in Polk County. From 1880 to 1891 he was a member of the Education Committee of this district, which he chairs had held since 1882.

Politically, Everett was a member of the Democratic Party. Between 1882 and 1885 he sat as an MP in the House of Representatives from Georgia. In the congressional elections of 1890 he was in the seventh constituency of Georgia in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Judson C. Clements on March 4, 1891. Since he resigned in 1892 to run again, he was able to complete only one term in Congress until March 3, 1893.

After his retirement from the U.S. House of Representatives Robert Everett again worked in agriculture. In the years 1898 and 1899 he was again a deputy in the House of Representatives from Georgia. Then he withdrew into retirement, which he spent in Rockmart.

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