Dudley Mays Hughes U.S. Congressperson

Dudley Mays Hughes (October 10, 1848 – January 20, 1927) was an American politician, farmer and railroad executive. Hughes was born in Jeffersonville, Georgia, and attended the University of Georgia in Athens. In 1882, Hughes was elected to the Georgia Senate 1883 and reelected the next year. From 1904 to 1906, he served as the president of the Georgia State Agricultural Society. In 1905, he was became a UGA trustee and remained on that board until his death. He also served on the board of trustees for the Danville School, the Georgia State Normal Institute and the Georgia State Agricultural College. Hughes was involved in several business including Magnolia Orchard and the Georgia Fruit Land Company. He served as president of the Georgia Fruit Growers Association. After serving as one of the original founders of the Macon, Dublin & Savannah Railroad chartered in 1885, Hughes served as its president until 1891 and as a director. In 1906, Hughes ran as a Democrat against incumbent Elijah B. Lewis in Georgia's 3rd congressional district in the United States House of Representatives and lost. In 1908, Hughes ran against Lewis again and won. He served four consecutive terms in office;

Personal details

Date of birth
October 10th, 1848
Place of birth
United States of America
Date of death
January 20th, 1927 at age of 78
Place of death
Places lived
Danville , Georgia
pop. 224 (2013)


1. University of Georgia Colleges/University

The University of Georgia (UGA) is a public research university located in Athens, Georgia, United States. Founded in 1785, it is the oldest and largest of the state's institutions of higher learning and is one of multiple schools to claim the title of the oldest public university in the United States. UGA offers seventy-nine degree programs in a wide range of disciplines and enrolls about 26,000 undergraduate and about 9,000 graduate students from the United States and around the world every year.

Type Land-grant university
2013. 669 mil. $
2010. 58.1 mil. $
Institution colors
January 27th, 1785
The Administration Building, 30602 - Athens, Georgia
2013. 26,278
2010. 25,947
2009. 26,145
2013. 8,258
2010. 8,730
Acceptance rate
2012. 56.1 %
2011. 63.0 %
2010. 59.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 10.3 K $
2011. 9.47 K $
2010. 8.74 K $
2009. 7.53 K $
2008. 6.03 K $
Official web page www.uga.edu
Wikipedia article

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended University of Georgia connected by profession and/or age

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Political engagements

Democratic Party

Party founded


Geographic scope

United States of America


Third Way
Social democracy
Social liberalism


Official web page

Wikipedia article

The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the younger Republican Party. Tracing its origins back to the Democratic-Republican Party, the modern Democratic Party was founded around 1828. There have been 15 Democratic presidents, the first being Andrew Jackson, who served from 1829 to 1837; the most recent is the current president, Barack Obama, who has served since 2009. Since the 1930s, the party has promoted a social-liberal platform, supporting social justice and a mixed economy. Until the late 20th century the party had a powerful conservative and populist wing based in the rural South, which over time has greatly diminished. Today its Congressional caucus is composed mostly of progressives and centrists. As of the 113th Congress, following the 2012 elections, the Democratic Party holds a minority of seats in the House of Representatives and a majority of seats in the United States Senate, as well as a minority of state governorships and control of a minority of state legislatures.

Other members

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