Lanham, Fritz G. (Fritz Garland), 1880-1965

American politician

Frederick Garland "Fritz" Lanham was a member of the United States House of Representatives from the state of Texas. A Democrat, Lanham was the son of Samuel Willis Tucker Lanham, a governor of Texas and himself a member of Congress. After graduating from the University of Texas at Austin with a B.A. in 1900, he was admitted to the bar in 1909. He was elected to Congress in 1919 and served until 1947. Representative Lanham was a proponent of strong trademark protection; the Lanham Act is named for him. (Source: Wikipedia)

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