Miles Clayton Allgood
(February 22, 1878 – March
4, 1977) was a U.S. Representative from
Chepultepec (now Allgood), Blount County, Alabama, Allgood attended the common schools of his native
county and was graduated from the State Normal College at Florence,
Alabama, in 1898.
He taught school in Blount
assessor of Blount County, Alabama from 1900 to 1909.
He served as member of the
State Democratic executive committee 1908-1910.Blount County
agricultural demonstration agent 1910-1913.State auditor of Alabama
1914-1918.State commissioner of agriculture and industries
Allgood was elected as a delegate at large from Alabama to the
Democratic National Convention at San Francisco in 1920.
Allgood was elected as a Democrat
to the Sixty-eighth
Congress and to the
five succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1923-January 3, 1935).He
served as chairman of the Committee on War Claims (Seventy-second
an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1934.He served as a
member of the Farm Security Administration from September 4, 1935,
until he retired on December 1, 1943.Made an unsuccessful campaign
for State treasurer in 1954.He retired.He died in Fort Payne,
Alabama, March 4, 1977.He was interred in
Valley Head Cemetery, Valley Head, Alabama.