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John Duffy Alderson
Birth: Nov. 29, 1854
Summersville
Nicholas County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Dec. 2, 1910
Richwood
Nicholas County
West Virginia, USA

US Congressman. He served as sergeant at arms and doorekeeper of the West Virginia State Senate before he was twenty. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1876, and began practicing in Nicholas and Webster Counties, West Virginia. Elected to Congress as a Democrat in 1888, he served three terms, from 1889 to 1895. Defeated for reeleciton in 1894, he returned to his law practice in Nicholas County. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Eugenia Adeline Rader Alderson (1854 - 1899)*
 
 Children:
  John Rader Alderson (1881 - 1947)*
  Eugenia Ada Alderson Simms (1882 - 1945)*
  Fleming Newman Alderson (1884 - 1964)*
  Clarence Chilton Alderson (1887 - 1941)*
  Okey McQueen Alderson (1890 - 1965)*
  Infant Son Alderson (1894 - 1894)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Alderson Cemetery
Summersville
Nicholas County
West Virginia, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Garver Graver
Record added: Jun 23, 2010
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John Duffy Alderson
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