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Miles Poindexter
Birth: Apr. 22, 1868
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Sep. 21, 1946
Greenlee
Rockbridge County
Virginia, USA

U.S. Congressman, U.S. Senator. After graduating in law from Washington and Lee University Virginia, in 1891, he moved to Washington, was admitted to the bar and began the practice of law in Walla, Walla. He was prosecuting attorney of Walla Walla County (1892-97), assistant prosecuting attorney for Spokane County (1898-1904) and judge of the superior court, (1904-08). In 1909, he was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-first Congress, serving until 1911 and then elected to the United States Senate, serving (1911-23). An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he was appointed Ambassador to Peru by President Warren Harding, serving (1923-28). He died at age 78. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  William Bowyer Poindexter (1835 - 1917)
  Josephine Ried Anderson Poindexter (1838 - 1912)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Gale Page Poindexter (1866 - 1929)*
 
 Children:
  Gale Aylett Poindexter (1887 - 1976)*
 
 Siblings:
  Miles Poindexter (1868 - 1946)
  Fielding Lewis Poindexter (1871 - 1944)*
  Ernest Poindexter (1872 - 1938)*
  William Anderson Poindexter (1874 - 1968)*
  George Fauntleroy Poindexter (1876 - 1968)*
  Mary Macon Poindexter Wilding (1878 - 1956)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fairmount Memorial Park
Spokane
Spokane County
Washington, USA
 
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Record added: Aug 17, 2003
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