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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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    • 1
    • 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.

      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
      1. Has Children Withheld
      2. Has No Children Withheld

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