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Henry Stuart Foote
Birth: Feb. 28, 1804
Fauquier County
Virginia, USA
Death: May 20, 1880
Nashville
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA

Mississippi Governor and Senator. CSA Congressman. Foote was a US Senator from 1847 to 1852, resigning to serve as the governor of Mississippi. In 1854, he lost an election to return to the US Senate by one vote. Moving to California, he lost an 1856 run for the US Senate there, again, by one vote. During the Civil War, he was the Representative from Tennessee in the Confederate Congress. In early 1865, he was expelled from the CSA Congress for going North on an unauthorized peace mission. (bio by: Evening Blues) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouses:
  Rachel D Foote (____ - 1882)*
  Elizabeth Winter Foote (1810 - 1855)*
 
 Children:
  Romilly E Foote (1843 - 1880)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Olivet Cemetery
Nashville
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Evening Blues
Record added: Oct 20, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8004890
Henry Stuart Foote
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