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 John James Hemphill

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John James Hemphill

Birth
Chester, Chester County, South Carolina, USA
Death 11 May 1912 (aged 62)
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Burial Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Plot Rock Creek, Lot 323
Memorial ID 11846993 View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He graduated from the University of South Carolina, in 1869, studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1870 and proceeded to practice law in Chester, South Carolina. He was a member of the South Carolina State House of Representatives, (1876-82) and elected as a Democrat to the Forty-eighth Congress and to the next four succeeding Congresses, serving (1883- 93). An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he resumed the practice of law until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Find a Grave Memorial 11846993
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/11846993/john-james-hemphill : accessed ), memorial page for John James Hemphill (25 Aug 1849–11 May 1912), Find a Grave Memorial ID 11846993, citing Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .