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Samuel Hughes Woodson
Birth: Oct. 24, 1815
Jessamine County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jun. 23, 1881
Independence
Jackson County
Missouri, USA

US Congressman. A lawyer, he graduated from Transylvania College in Lexington, Kentucky, and was admitted to the Kentucky State Bar in 1838. He relocated to Independence, Missouri, and after building a successful law practice was elected in 1856 as a member of the American Party to represent Missouri's 5th Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives. He served from 1857 until 1861, and was was not re-nominated for re-election to the seat. he would later serve as a circuit court judge before passing away in 1881. 
 
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 Parents:
  Samuel Hughes Woodson (1777 - 1827)
 
 Spouse:
  Margaret J Ashby Woodson (1820 - 1912)*
 
 Children:
  Meade S Woodson (1843 - 1882)*
  Nellie Woodson Reese (1852 - 1936)*
  Samuel Hughes Woodson (1857 - 1951)*
 
 Siblings:
  David Meade Woodson (1806 - 1877)*
  Joseph C. Woodson (1808 - 1833)*
  Sarah J. A. Woodson Waddle (1812 - 1834)*
  Samuel Hughes Woodson (1815 - 1881)
  George N. Woodson (1821 - 1846)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Woodlawn Cemetery
Independence
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
 
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Record added: Jul 04, 2000
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