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The Hughes Family History

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  • ID: I6297
  • Name: Effiegene Locke
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 13 APR 1883 in Lockesburg, Sevier County, Ark 1
  • Death: 19 SEP 1962 in Burlington, Ontario, Canada while visiting son 1
  • Burial: Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C. 1
  • Occupation: Member of US Congress 1
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    • Note:
      WINGO, Effiegene Locke, (wife of Otis Theodore Wingo and great-great-great-grandaughter
      of Matthew Locke), a Representative from Arkansas; born in Lockesburg, Sevier County, Ark.,
      April 13, 1883; attended public and private schools and Union Female College, Oxford, Miss.;
      was graduated from Maddox Seminary, Little Rock, Ark., in 1901; moved to Texarkana, Ark.,
      in 1895 and to De Queen, Ark., in 1897; elected as a Democrat on November 4, 1930, to the
      Seventy-first Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of her husband, Otis Theodore Wingo,
      and on the same day was elected to the Seventy-second Congress and served from November 4, 1930,
      to March 3, 1933; was not a candidate for renomination in 1932; co-founder in 1934 of
      National Institute of Public Affairs, Washington, D.C.; engaged in educational and research work;
      was a resident of De Queen, Sevier County, Ark.; died September 19, 1962, in Burlington,
      Ontario, Canada, while visiting her son; interment in Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
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      Father: George Todd Locke b: 28 MAY 1856 in Old Bellville, South of Lockesburg, AR, Arkansas Territory (later Sevier County)
      Mother: Callie Blanche Dooley b: 26 APR 1866 in Mississippi, Abbeyville near Oxford

      Marriage 1 Otis Theodore Wingo b: 18 JUN 1877
      • Married: 15 OCT 1902 in DeQueen, Ar (in "Locke Manor, the old Home) 2
      Children
      1. Has Children Withheld
      2. Has No Children Withheld

      Sources:
      1. Abbrev: Biographical Guide for the United States Congress
        Note:
        Biographical Guide for the United States Congress
      2. Abbrev: Notes from the Family Holy Bible of Tazwell Friend Wingo which was
        Note:
        Notes from the Family Holy Bible of Tazwell Friend Wingo which was given to his son, Otis Theodore Wingo. Notes were notorized 1951.