Armistead I. Selden, Jr., U.S. Congress

Is your surname Selden?

Research the Selden family

Armistead I. Selden, Jr., U.S. Congress's Geni Profile

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!

Armistead Inge Selden, Jr.

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Greensboro, Hale County, Alabama, United States
Death: November 14, 1985 (64)
Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, United States
Place of Burial: Greensboro, Hale County, Alabama, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Armistead Inge Selden, Sr. and Edith Manson Selden
Husband of Mary Jane Selden
Father of Private User

Managed by: Tamás Flinn Caldwell-Gilbert
Last Updated:
view all

Immediate Family

About Armistead I. Selden, Jr., U.S. Congress

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Armistead_I._Selden,_Jr.

Armistead Inge Selden, Jr., a Representative from Alabama; born in Greensboro, Hale County, Ala., February 20, 1921; attended the public schools; graduated from Greensboro High School in 1938 and from the University of the South, Sewanee, Tenn., in 1942; served in the United States Navy from August 1942 until March 1946, with 31 months aboard ship, primarily in the North Atlantic, and was discharged as a lieutenant; lieutenant commander in the United States Naval Reserve; entered the University of Alabama School of Law and graduated in 1948; was admitted to the bar in 1948 and commenced practice in Greensboro, Ala.; member of the State house of representatives in 1951 and 1952; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-third Congress; reelected to the seven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1953-January 3, 1969); was not a candidate in 1968 for reelection to the United States House of Representatives but was an unsuccessful candidate for nomination to the United States Senate; resumed the practice of law until October 1970; Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (International Security Affairs), October 1970-February 1973; Ambassador to New Zealand, Fiji, The Kingdom of Tonga, and Western Samoa, 1974-1979; was an unsuccessful Republican candidate for nomination to the United States Senate from Alabama in 1980; president, American League for Exports and Security Assistance, 1980-1985; was a resident of Greensboro, Ala., and Falls Church, Va., until his death in Birmingham, Ala., November 14, 1985; interment in Greensboro City Cemetery, Greensboro, Ala.

http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=S000232

view all

Armistead I. Selden, Jr., U.S. Congress's Timeline

1921
February 20, 1921
Greensboro, Hale County, Alabama, United States
1985
November 14, 1985
Age 64
Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, United States
????
Greensboro, Hale County, Alabama, United States