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 Samuel Hughes Woodson

Samuel Hughes Woodson

Birth
Jessamine County, Kentucky, USA
Death 23 Jun 1881 (aged 65)
Independence, Jackson County, Missouri, USA
Burial Independence, Jackson County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 10272 · View Source
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US Congressman. A lawyer, he graduated from Transylvania College in Lexington, Kentucky, and was admitted to the Kentucky State Bar in 1838. He relocated to Independence, Missouri, and after building a successful law practice was elected in 1856 as a member of the American Party to represent Missouri's 5th Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives. He served from 1857 until 1861, and was was not re-nominated for re-election to the seat. he would later serve as a circuit court judge before passing away in 1881.



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  • Added: 4 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10272
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel Hughes Woodson (24 Oct 1815–23 Jun 1881), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10272, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Independence, Jackson County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .