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Fritz G. Lanham

AKA Frederick Garland Lanham

Born: 3-Jan-1880
Birthplace: Weatherford, TX
Died: 31-Jul-1965
Location of death: Austin, TX
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, City Greenwood Cemetery, Weatherford, TX

Gender: Male
Religion: Methodist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman from Texas, 1919-47

Namesake of the Lanham Act, passed 5 July 1946, which codified US trademark law.

Father: Samuel W. T. Lanham (Texas governor, b. 1846, d. 1908)
Mother: Sarah Beona Meng
Wife: Beulah Rowe (m. 27-Oct-1908, d. 1930)
Wife: Hazel Head (m. 17-Nov-1931)

    High School: Weatherford College, Weatherford, TX (1897)
    University: Vanderbilt University (1897-98)
    University: BA, University of Texas at Austin (1900)
    Law School: University of Texas at Austin (1903, dropped out)

    US Congressman, Texas (1919-47)
    Texas State Official Assistant County Attorney, Tarrant County (1917-19)
    American Fair Trade Council Lobbyist
    Freemasonry
    National Patent Council Lobbyist
    Oddfellows
    Phi Beta Kappa Society
    Trinity Improvement Association of Texas VP (1946)
    Trinity Improvement Association of Texas Lobbyist
    State Bar of Texas 1909


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