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Edwin Hickman Ewing
Birth: Dec. 2, 1809
Nashville
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Apr. 24, 1902
Murfreesboro
Rutherford County
Tennessee, USA

US Congressman. Elected as a Whig to represent Tennessee's 8th District in the Twenty-ninth Congress, he served from 1845 to 1847. He did not seek reelection in 1846. Ewing was an 1827 graduate of the University of Nashville, becoming a lifelong trustee there in 1831. That same year he was admitted to the bar and set up law practice in Nashville. From 1841 to 1842 he was a member of the State House of Representatives. After the Civil War Ewing became president of the University of Nashville and played an important role in the founding of Peabody College. He was the brother and sometime law partner of Andrew Ewing, who succeeded him as US Representative for the 8th District. (bio by: Bobb Edwards) 
 
Burial:
Old City Cemetery
Murfreesboro
Rutherford County
Tennessee, USA
 
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Record added: Nov 10, 2002
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Edwin Hickman Ewing
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