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Wyatt Aiken
Birth: Dec. 14, 1863
Death: Feb. 6, 1923

U.S. Congressman. Born in Macon, Georgia, he was the son on Civil War Confederate officer and U.S. Congressman, David Wyatt Aiken. During the Spanish-American War, he served in the South Carolina Regiment of Infantry, U.S. Army as regimental quartermaster. After the war, he was official court reporter for the second South Carolina judicial circuit. In 1903, he was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-eighth Congress and to the next six succeeding Congresses, serving until 1917. An unsuccessful candidate for re-nomination, he lived in retirement until his death at age 59 in Abbeville, South Carolina. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  David Wyatt Aiken (1828 - 1887)
 
 Spouses:
  Adair Monroe Taylor Aiken (1885 - 1974)*
  Mary Barnwell Aiken (1872 - 1904)*
 
 Children:
  Benjamin Barnwell Aiken (1893 - 1957)*
  Wyatt David Aiken (1896 - 1979)*
  Mary Barnwell Aiken Wolfe (1898 - 1983)*
  Thomas Taylor Aiken (1908 - 1958)*
  Martha Aiken Jones (1912 - 1977)*
  David Aiken (1917 - 1979)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ella Gaillard Aiken Smart (1853 - 1924)*
  Louisa Gaillard Aiken (1855 - 1855)*
  Eliza Aiken Taylor (1859 - 1951)*
  Emma Harper Aiken (1862 - 1863)*
  Wyatt Aiken (1863 - 1923)
  Mattie Aiken (1866 - 1888)*
  Augustus Marshall Aiken (1869 - 1940)*
  Daniel Kerr Aiken (1873 - 1874)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Melrose Cemetery
Abbeville
Abbeville County
South Carolina, USA
 
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Record added: Feb 15, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7187947
Wyatt Aiken
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
Wyatt Aiken
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
Wyatt Aiken
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- Spanish American War
 Added: Feb. 28, 2015

- Cheryll Cotten
 Added: Feb. 3, 2015

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