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Hon. Park Monroe  Trammell

Hon. Park Monroe Trammell

Male 1876 - 1936  (60 years)

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  • Name Park Monroe Trammell 
    Park Monroe Trammell
    Park Monroe Trammell
    Attorney General of Florida (1908-1913); Governor of Florida (1913-1917); United States Senator (1917-1936).
    Park Monroe Trammell
    Park Monroe Trammell
    Outgoing Governor, Park Trammell, presents the State Seal to incoming Governor, Sidney Johnston Catts.
    Title Hon. 
    Born 9 Apr 1876  Macon County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1885  Polk, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Political 1902  Tallahassee, Leon, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Florida House of Representatives. 
    Political 1899 - 1903  Lakeland, Polk, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mayor, Lakeland, Florida 
    Public Service
    Public Service
    Political 1904 - 1908  Tallahassee, Leon, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Florida Senate. President, Florida Senate 1905. 
    Residence 1910  Tallahassee, Leon, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Political 1908 - 1913  Tallahassee, Leon, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Florida Attorney General. 
    Political 1913 - 1917  Tallahassee, Leon, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Governor of Florida. 
    Political 1917 - 1936  Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    United States Senate. 
    Died 8 May 1936  Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Roselawn Cemetery, Lakeland, Polk County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • TRAMMELL, Park, a Senator from Florida; born in Macon County, Ala., April 9, 1876; moved to Florida with his parents who settled on a farm near Lakeland, Polk County; attended the common schools in Florida; studied law at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn., and graduated from Cumberland University, Lebanon, Tenn., in 1899; admitted to the bar in 1899 and commenced practice in Lakeland, Fla.; engaged as a fruit grower and owned and edited a newspaper; mayor of Lakeland 1899-1903; member, State house of representatives 1902; member, State senate 1904-1908, serving as president 1905; attorney general of Florida 1909-1913; Governor of Florida 1913-1917; elected in 1916 as a Democrat to the United States Senate; reelected in 1922, 1928 and 1934 and served from March 4, 1917, until his death; chairman, Committee on Expenditures in the Treasury Department (Sixty-fifth Congress), Committee on Naval Affairs (Seventy-third and Seventy-fourth Congresses); died in Washington, D.C., May 8, 1936; interment in Roselawn Cemetery, Lakeland, Fla.

      Bibliography

      Kerber, Stephen. “Park Trammell of Florida: A Political Biography.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Florida, 1979; U.S. Congress. Memorial Services. 75th Cong., 1st sess., 1937. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1938.
    Person ID I3196  Dickinson
    Last Modified 26 Dec 2009 

    Father John Washington Trammell,   b. May 1853, Chambers County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1904, Lakeland, Polk County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years) 
    Mother Ida E Park,   b. 1858, Meriwether County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1899, Gadsden County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Married 26 Feb 1874  Lee County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Albums
    John WashingtonTrammell Family
    John WashingtonTrammell Family (25)
    The family of John Washington Trammell, Ida Istelle Park and Ruth Harriet Wilson of Polk County, Florida.
    Family ID F0457  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Virginia Darby,   b. 13 Oct 1879, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1922, Lakeland, Polk County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Albums
    John WashingtonTrammell Family
    John WashingtonTrammell Family (25)
    The family of John Washington Trammell, Ida Istelle Park and Ruth Harriet Wilson of Polk County, Florida.
    Family ID F0907  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Beatrice Mesmer,   b. 19 Sep 1895, Pickens County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1962  (Age 66 years) 
    Family ID F0908  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsPolitical - Florida House of Representatives. - 1902 - Tallahassee, Leon, Florida Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPolitical - Mayor, Lakeland, Florida - 1899 - 1903 - Lakeland, Polk, Florida Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPolitical - Florida Senate. President, Florida Senate 1905. - 1904 - 1908 - Tallahassee, Leon, Florida Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1910 - Tallahassee, Leon, Florida Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPolitical - Florida Attorney General. - 1908 - 1913 - Tallahassee, Leon, Florida Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPolitical - Governor of Florida. - 1913 - 1917 - Tallahassee, Leon, Florida Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPolitical - United States Senate. - 1917 - 1936 - Washington, District of Columbia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 May 1936 - Washington, District of Columbia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Roselawn Cemetery, Lakeland, Polk County, Florida Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Trammell, Park Monroe
    Trammell, Park Monroe
    Trammell, Park Monroe
    Trammell, Park Monroe
    With maternal grandmother, Mrs. E. M. Park, at the Governor's Mansion.
    Trammell, Park Monroe
    Trammell, Park Monroe
    Trammell, Park Monroe
    Trammell, Park Monroe
    Trammell, Park Monroe
    Trammell, Park Monroe

    Headstones
    Trammell, Park Monroe
    Trammell, Park Monroe

  • Sources 
    1. [S017516] World War I Civilian Draft Registrations, Banks, Ray, comp., (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2000).
      Online publication - Banks, Ray, comp.. WWI Civilian Draft Registrations [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2000.Original data - United States, Selective Service System. Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1987-1988.Microfilm Publications: M1509.

    2. [S171881] Florida State Census, 1867-1945, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2008).
      Online publication - Ancestry.com. Florida State Census, 1867-1945 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2008.Original data -
    3. Schedules of the Florida State Census of 1885; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M845, 13 Rolls); Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29; National Archives, Washington D.C.
    4. Third census of the state of Florida, 1867; (Microfilm series S 1375, 1 reel); Record Group 001021; State Library and Archives of Florida, Tallahassee, Florida.
    5. Fourth census of the state of Florida, 1875; (Microfilm series S 1364, 1 reel); Record Group 001021; State Library and Archives of Florida, Tallahassee, Florida.
    6. Tenth census of the state of Florida, 1935; (Microfilm series S 5, 30 reels); Record Group 001021; State Library and Archives of Florida, Tallahassee, Florida.
    7. Eleventh census of the state of Florida, 1945; (Microfilm series S 1371, 43 reels); Record Group 001021; State Library and Archives of Florida, Tallahassee, Florida.
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    9. [S013185] 1910 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1910).
      Online publication - Ancestry.com. 1910 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1910.T624, 1,178 rolls. Tallahassee, Leon, Florida, ED , roll T624_164, part , page .