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Milton Anthony Candler
Birth: Jan. 11, 1837
Campbellton
Fulton County
Georgia, USA
Death: Aug. 8, 1909
Decatur
DeKalb County
Georgia, USA

US Congressman. Born in Campbellton, Georgia, he graduated from the University of Georgia at Athens in 1854, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1856 and commenced to practice law in Cassville, Bartow County Georgia. He was a member of the Georgia State House of Representatives (1861-63), delegate to the Georgia State constitutional convention in 1865, served in the Georgia State Senate (1868-72) and a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in (1872, 1876). In 1875, he was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-fourth and Forty-fifth Congresses, serving until 1879. He was a candidate for re-nomination, but withdrew because of the adoption of a free-silver plank by the district convention. He resumed the practice of law in Decatur, Georgia, until his death at age 72. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Samuel Charles Candler (1809 - 1873)
  Martha Bernetta Beall Candler (1819 - 1897)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Murphey Candler (1839 - 1917)*
 
 Children:
  Samuel Charles Candler (1859 - 1924)*
  Milton Anthony Candler (1861 - 1893)*
  Laura Eliza Candler (1864 - 1880)*
  Ruth Candler Pope (1880 - 1960)*
 
 Siblings:
  Milton Anthony Candler (1837 - 1909)
  Ezekiel Samuel Candler (1838 - 1915)*
  Noble Daniel Candler (1841 - 1887)*
  Julia Florence Candler Harris (1842 - 1926)*
  Sarah Jessie Candler Willard (1845 - 1921)*
  William Beall Candler (1847 - 1928)*
  Elizabeth Frances Candler Dobbs (1849 - 1922)*
  Asa Griggs Candler (1851 - 1929)*
  Samuel Charles Candler (1855 - 1911)*
  Warren Akin Candler (1857 - 1941)*
  John Slaughter Candler (1861 - 1941)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Decatur Cemetery
Decatur
DeKalb County
Georgia, USA
Plot: Old Cemetery, Lot 205
 
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Record added: Jun 04, 2000
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