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Frank Ertel Carlyle

Frank Ertel Carlyle (April 7, 1897 – October 2, 1960) was a United States Representative of the Democratic Party from the state of North Carolina. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After serving in the navy in World War I he practiced law in Lumberton, North Carolina. After serving as the solicitor of the 9th judicial district of North Carolina he was elected to the 81st United States Congress. Carlyle would serve two more terms before losing re-election in 1956.

Frank Ertel Carlyle
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Personal details
BornApril 4, 1897
North Carolina
DiedOctober 2, 1960 (aged 63)
Political partyDemocratic

He was a signatory to the 1956 Southern Manifesto that opposed the desegregation of public schools ordered by the Supreme Court in Brown v. Board of Education.

External linksEdit

  • United States Congress. "Frank Ertel Carlyle (id: C000156)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
J. Bayard Clark
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from North Carolina's 7th congressional district

Succeeded by
Alton A. Lennon