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Edmund Strother Dargan
Birth: Apr. 15, 1805
Wadesboro
Anson County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Nov. 22, 1879
Mobile
Mobile County
Alabama, USA

U.S. Congressman. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1829 and moved to Washington, Alabama, where he commenced the practice of law. He was justice of the peace in Montgomery in 1833, moved to Mobile in 1841, was the Mobile district judge of the circuit court, (1841-42), served in the Alabama State Senate in 1844 and Mayor of Mobile in 1844. In 1845, he was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-ninth Congress, serving until 1847. Not seeking reelection, he was an associate justice of the Alabama State Supreme Court in 1847 and in was chief justice, (1849-52). During the Civil War, he was a member of the first Confederate House of Representatives, (1862-64). After the war, he resumed the practice of law until his death at age 74. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Roxana Brack Dargan (1812 - 1890)*
 
 Children:
  Adelaide Dargan Ledyard (1839 - 1896)*
  Edmund P Dargan (1841 - 1893)*
  Moro Dargan (1846 - 1884)*
  Ruth Dargan Huger (1847 - 1930)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Magnolia Cemetery
Mobile
Mobile County
Alabama, USA
 
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Record added: Oct 26, 2003
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Remembering and Honoring a True Southern Hero. A Confederate Soldier who Bravely and Proudly Fought for Southern Independence During the War of Northern Aggression. Deo Vindice.
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