POLITICAL PARTY Republican
WHICH CONGRESS SERVED 61st (1909-1911)
Representative Zachary David MASSEY Biography
MASSEY, Zachary David, a Representative from Tennessee; born near Marshall, Madison County, N.C., November 14, 1864; attended the public schools; taught in the public schools of Marshall 1882-1886; studied medicine in the Louisville (Ky.) Medical College and commenced the practice of his profession in Wears Valley, Tenn., in 1889; moved to Sevierville, Sevier County, in 1890; during the Spanish-American War served as an assistant surgeon; postmaster of Sevierville 1899-1904; member of the State senate 1904-1906; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-first Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Walter P. Brownlow and served from November 8, 1910, to March 3, 1911; was not a candidate for renomination in 1910; resumed the practice of medicine and also engaged in the real estate business; died in Sevierville, Tenn., July 13, 1923; interment in Shiloh Cemetery. View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress
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