James F. Hughes
James F. Hughes
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Wisconsin's 8th district
March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1935
|Preceded by||Gerald J. Boileau|
|Succeeded by||George J. Schneider|
|Born||August 7, 1883|
Green Bay, Wisconsin
|Died||August 9, 1940 (aged 57)|
Born in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Hughes graduated from West Green Bay High School in 1901. After moving to De Pere, Wisconsin in 1901, he was employed as a salesman. He was a member of the De Pere Board of Education from 1914 to 1937). A delegate to the Democratic National Conventions in 1920 and 1928, he was a member of the Democratic State central committee (1920–1924) and chaired the eighth Wisconsin Democratic congressional committee (1928–1932).
Hughes was elected as a member of the Democratic Party to the 73rd Congress (March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1935), but chose not to seek renomination in 1934, resuming a post as sales manager in De Pere, Wisconsin. While in congress, he represented Wisconsin's 8th congressional district. He died in a hospital at Rochester, Minnesota, on August 9, 1940 and was interred at Cady Cemetery in Lawrence, near De Pere.
- United States Congress. "James F. Hughes (id: H000925)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
|U.S. House of Representatives|
Gerald J. Boileau
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 8th congressional district
March 4, 1933 - January 3, 1935
George J. Schneider
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