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James Murray Mason
Birth: Nov. 3, 1798
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Death: Apr. 28, 1871
Alexandria
Alexandria City
Virginia, USA

United States Representative from Virginia, 1837-1839; United States Senator from Virginia, 1847-1861; expelled from the Senate in 1861 for support of the Confederacy; appointed Confederate States Commissioner to Great Britain and France, 1861; captured aboard the British mail steamer "Trent" in 1861 and confined to Fort Warren in Boston; released in 1862, he represented the Confederate States in London until 1865. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Mason (1766 - 1849)
  Anna Maria Murray Mason (1776 - 1857)
 
 Spouse:
  Eliza Margaretta Chew Mason (1798 - 1874)
 
 Children:
  Virginia Mason (1833 - 1920)*
  Eliza Ida Mason Oswald (1836 - 1885)*
 
 Siblings:
  John T Mason (1797 - 1859)*
  James Murray Mason (1798 - 1871)
  Sarah Maria Mason Cooper (1800 - 1890)*
  Virginia Mason (1802 - 1838)*
  Murray Mason (1808 - 1875)*
  Anna Mason Lee (1811 - 1896)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Christ Church Episcopal Cemetery
Alexandria
Alexandria City
Virginia, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Garver Graver
Record added: Oct 22, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6868189
James Murray Mason
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James Murray Mason
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James Murray Mason
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