Stephen Brundidge, Jr.

Stephen Brundidge ( born January 1, 1857 in Searcy, Arkansas; † January 14, 1938 ) was an American politician. From 1897 to 1903 he represented the sixth and 1903-1909 the second electoral district of the state of Arkansas in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Stephen Brundidge attended private and public schools of his home. After studying law and his 1879 was admitted as a lawyer, he first began to work in his new job in Newport and in 1880 in his hometown of Searcy. Between 1886 and 1890 he was district attorney for the first judicial district of Arkansas. He then worked again as a lawyer.

Brundidge was a member of the Democratic Party. Between 1890 and 1892 he was on the board of his party in Arkansas. In the congressional elections of 1896, he was elected in the sixth district of Arkansas in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington. This constituency he represented in three legislative periods between March 4, 1897 March 3, 1903. Thereafter he represented until 1909 the second constituency in Congress. So that he could spend in the House of Representatives of seven legislative sessions.

In 1908, Brundidge verzichetete on another candidacy. Instead, he ran unsuccessfully for the office of governor of Arkansas. He then worked as a lawyer again. In 1918, Brundidge extolled unsuccessfully for a seat in the U.S. Senate. Then he retired from politics. He died in 1938 in his birthplace of Searcy.