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William Tecumseh Avery
Birth: Nov. 11, 1819
Death: May 22, 1880

Civil War Confederate Army Officer, US Congressman. Served as a Colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Elected to represent Tennessee's 10th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1857 to 1861. Also served as a Member of the Tennessee State House of Representatives in 1843. He died on May 22, 1880, when he accidently drowned in the Ten Mile Bayou in Arkansas. (bio by: K) 
 
Burial:
Elmwood Cemetery
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Chapel Hill Section, Lot 39
 
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Record added: Aug 22, 2003
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