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Malcolm C. Tarver

Malcolm Connor Tarver (September 25, 1885 – March 5, 1960) was a U.S. Representative from Georgia.

Malcolm C. Tarver
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Georgia's 7th district
In office
March 4, 1927 – January 3, 1947
Preceded byGordon Lee
Succeeded byHenderson L. Lanham
Personal details
Born(1885-09-25)September 25, 1885
Rural Vale, Georgia
DiedMarch 5, 1960(1960-03-05) (aged 74)
Dalton, Georgia
Political partyDemocratic
Alma materMercer University

Born in Rural Vale, Georgia, Tarver attended the public schools. He was graduated from the law department of Mercer University, Macon, Georgia, in 1904. He was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Dalton, Georgia. He served as member of the State house of representatives 1909-1912. He served in the State senate in 1913 and 1914. He served as judge of the superior courts, Cherokee Circuit, Georgia from 1917 to 1927.

Tarver was elected as a Democrat to the Seventieth and to the nine succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1927 – January 3, 1947). He was one of the managers appointed by the House of Representatives in 1933 to conduct the impeachment proceedings against Harold Louderback, judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1946. He resumed the practice of law. He died in Dalton, Georgia, March 5, 1960. He was interred in West Hill Cemetery.


  • United States Congress. "Malcolm C. Tarver (id: T000045)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Gordon Lee
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Georgia's 7th congressional district

March 4, 1927 – January 3, 1947
Succeeded by
Henderson L. Lanham