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Rep. Aubert C. Dunn

Aubert Culberson Dunn (November 20, 1896 – January 4, 1987) was a U.S. Representative from Mississippi.


Born in Meridian, Mississippi, Dunn attended the public schools, the University of Mississippi and the University of Alabama. In 1917 he became a reporter on the Cincinnati Enquirer.

He served in the United States Navy from December 7, 1917 to June 16, 1919.

He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1924 and commenced practice in Meridian, Mississippi. He served as District Attorney for the Tenth Judicial District of Mississippi from 1931 to 1934.

Dunn was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-fourth Congress (January 3, 1935 to January 3, 1937). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1936. He served as expert to the United States Senate Committee on Finance in 1938 and as attorney for the Social Security Board in 1939.

After leaving the House Dunn resumed the practice of law. He served as special trial attorney in the U.S. Attorney General's office from 1952 to 1953. In 1966 he served as Circuit Judge for the Tenth Judicial District of Mississippi.

In retirement Dunn was a resident of Mobile, Alabama, where he died on January 4, 1987. He was interred in Magnolia Cemetery.

Dunn was the father of Winfield Dunn, who served as Governor of Tennessee from 1971 to 1975.


  • Aubert C. Dunn at the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Ross A. Collins
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Mississippi's 5th congressional district

Succeeded by
Ross A. Collins

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