McDuffie, John

McDuffie, John

(1883–1950) U.S. representative; born in River Ridge, Ala. Tutored at home, he was a lawyer (1908–19) and congressman (Dem., Ala.; 1919–35), serving as minority and majority whip before becoming U.S. district court judge in Alabama (1935–50).
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The CMC, as it was called, was fortunate in having some of the best known and effective members in the community serving: Jean Armstrong, Joyce Benjamin, Edwin Cone, Paul Ehinger, Ehrman Giustina, Tom Hoyt, Rick McDuffie, John McDonald, Doug McKay, Frank Nearing and Tom Wildish, among others.