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Carl Vinson
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38th Dean of the United States House of Representatives
In office
November 1961 – January 1965
Preceded by Sam Rayburn
Succeeded by Emanuel Celler
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Georgia's 10th & 6th district
In office
November 3, 1914 – January 3, 1965
Preceded by Thomas W. Hardwick (10th)
W. Carlton Mobley (6th)
Succeeded by Charles H. Brand (10th)
John J. Flynt, Jr. (6th)
Personal details
Born November 18, 1883
Baldwin County, Georgia
Died June 1, 1981 (aged 97)
Milledgeville, Georgia
Political party Democratic
Alma mater Mercer University
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Carl Vinson (November 18, 1883 – June 1, 1981) was an American politician. He served as a Representative from Georgia. He was a Democrat. He was the first person to serve for more than 50 years in the United States House of Representatives. He was known as "The Father of the Two-Ocean Navy".

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