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 Charles Frederick Crisp

Charles Frederick Crisp

Birth
Sheffield, Metropolitan Borough of Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England
Death 23 Oct 1896 (aged 51)
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA
Burial Americus, Sumter County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 11746 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. In the year he was born, he immigrated to the United States with his parents and settled in Macon, Georgia. During the Civil War, he was commissioned Lieutenant in Company K, 10th Regiment, Virginia Infantry, Confederate Army and served until he captured a prisoner of war in 1864. After war he was released, studied law at Americus, Georgia, was admitted to the bar in 1866 and commenced to practice law in Ellaville, Georgia. He served as solicitor general of the southwestern judicial circuit (1872-76) and judge of the superior court of the same circuit, (1877-82). In 1883, he was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-eighth Congress and to the next six succeeding Congresses, serving until his death at age 51. Crisp County Georgia, is named in his honor.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 14 Aug 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11746
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Frederick Crisp (29 Jan 1845–23 Oct 1896), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11746, citing Oak Grove Cemetery, Americus, Sumter County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .