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Robert Minor Wallace (August 6, 1856 – November 9, 1942) was a U.S. Representative from Arkansas.

Robert M. Wallace
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Robert M. Wallace phtographed in C. M. Bell's studio
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Arkansas's 7th district
In office
March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1911
Preceded bynew district
Succeeded byWilliam S. Goodwin
Member of the Arkansas House of Representatives
In office
1881-1882
Personal details
Born(1856-08-06)August 6, 1856
New London, Arkansas
DiedNovember 9, 1942(1942-11-09) (aged 86)
Magnolia, Arkansas
Political partyDemocratic

Born in New London, Arkansas, Wallace attended the common schools, and was graduated from Arizona Seminary, Arizona, Louisiana, in 1876. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar at Little Rock, Arkansas, in 1879 and commenced the practice of law in El Dorado, Arkansas. He served as member of the State house of representatives in 1881 and 1882. United States post office inspector 1887-1891. He served as prosecuting attorney for the thirteenth judicial circuit of Arkansas in 1891 and 1892. He served as assistant United States attorney in 1894.

Wallace was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-eighth and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1903-March 3, 1911). He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1910 to the Sixty-second Congress. He resumed the practice of his profession at Hot Springs and Little Rock and also engaged in lecturing for the Chautauqua and for the Anti-Saloon League. He moved to Magnolia, Arkansas, where he died on November 9, 1942. He was interred in Magnolia Cemetery.

ReferencesEdit

  • United States Congress. "Robert M. Wallace (id: W000082)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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U.S. House of Representatives
New district Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Arkansas's 7th congressional district

March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1911
Succeeded by
William S. Goodwin