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HUBBARD, Joel Douglas (1860-1919)

HUBBARD, JOEL DOUGLAS, a Representative from Missouri; born near Marshall, Saline County, Mo., November 6, 1860; attended the public schools and Central College, Fayette, Mo.; was graduated from the Missouri Medical College at St. Louis in 1882; practiced medicine in Syracuse, Morgan County, Mo., until 1886; county clerk 1886-1894; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1895-March 3, 1897); was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1896 to the Fifty-fifth Congress; studied law; was admitted to the Missouri bar in 1899 and commenced practice in Versailles, Mo.; also engaged in the banking business; practiced medicine in Sedalia, Mo., in 1904 and 1905; returned to Versailles and resumed the practice of law and his banking interests; moved to El Paso, Tex., in 1917 and continued the practice of law; died in Tampa, Fla., on May 26, 1919; interment in Versailles Cemetery, Versailles, Mo.