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Richard Cheatham
Birth: Feb. 20, 1799
Springfield
Robertson County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Sep. 9, 1845
Robertson County
Tennessee, USA

US Congressman. Born in Springfield, Tennessee, he was successful in mercantile pursuits, stock raising and the operation of a cotton gin. He was a member of the Tennessee State House of Representatives in 1833, a member of the Tennessee State constitutional convention in 1834 and served as a General in the Tennessee State militia. In 1837, he was elected as a Whig to the Twenty-fifth Congress, serving until 1839. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he returned to his former business interests until his death at age 46 in White’s Creek Springs, Tennessee. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Children:
  Edward Saunders Cheatham (1818 - 1878)*
  William Archer Cheatham (1820 - 1900)*
 
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Burial:
Old City Cemetery
Springfield
Robertson County
Tennessee, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Nov 10, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6917436
Richard Cheatham
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Richard Cheatham
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Rest in peace
- cyber sexton
 Added: Dec. 16, 2014

- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: Sep. 9, 2013
Thank you for being a friend to, and the executor of my 4X great-grandfather's Will.
- Terry Strick
 Added: Apr. 21, 2012
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