Samuel Joelah Tribble

Samuel Joelah Tribble (* November 15, 1869 in Carnesville, Franklin County, Georgia, † December 8, 1916 in Washington DC ) was an American politician. Between 1911 and 1916 he represented the state of Georgia in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Samuel Tribble attended the common schools and then studied at the University of Georgia in Athens. After a subsequent study of law and its made ​​in 1891 admitted to the bar he began in Athens to work in his new profession. Between 1899 and 1904 he was a municipal prosecutor in Athens; 1904 to 1908 he held the same Tätigleit in the western judicial district of the State of Georgia.

Politically Tribble was a member of the Democratic Party. In the congressional elections of 1910 he was elected the eighth constituency of Georgia in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington, where he became the successor of William Marcellus Howard on March 4, 1911. After two re- elections he could remain until his death on December 8, 1916 at the Congress. At that time there were adopted the 16th and the 17th Amendment. At the time of his death Tribble had been gewähtt for another term in the House of Representatives, but he could no longer compete.