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Robert L. Doughton
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Birth Date:November 7, 1863
Astrology Sign:Scorpio
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Died Date:October 1, 1954

Occupation:US Politician

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Robert L. Doughton

Biography:Robert L. Doughton (November 7, 1863-October 1, 1954), of Alleghany County, North Carolina, sometimes known as "Farmer Bob," was a member of the United States House of Representatives from North Carolina for 42 consecutive years (1911-1953). A Democrat, Doughton was for 18 years the chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Ways and Means, and as such, co-sponsored, held hearings on, and oversaw the passage of the Social Security Act in 1935. Doughton was also instrumental in the creation of the Blue Ridge Parkway.

His elder brother was Rufus A. Doughton, who was at various times Speaker of the North Carolina House of Representatives and Lieutenant Governor of North Carolina.

See also: U.S. Congressional Delegations from North Carolina

Personality and Character Cards:
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Robert L. Doughton's Personality Tarot Card The Hermit - Personality Card

Birthday: November 7, 1863

A time for soul searching and meditation; a need for patience and solitude.

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Robert L. Doughton's Growth Tarot Card The Wheel of Fortune

Birthday: November 7, 2017

A new chapter is starting; problems are solved through changes in circumstances.




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