Tilghman Ashurst Howard

Tilghman Ashurst Howard

Birth
Pickensville, Pickens County, South Carolina, USA
Death 16 Aug 1844 (aged 46)
Washington County, Texas, USA
Burial Rockville, Parke County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 11924155 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. Moving to Tennessee in 1816, he studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1818, practiced law in Knoxville and was a member of the Tennessee State Senate in 1824. Moving to Indiana in 1830, he practiced law in Rockville and was appointed by President Jackson district attorney for Indiana, serving (1833-37). In 1839, he was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-sixth Congress, serving until his resignation in 1840. Relocating to Texas, he was appointed Chargé d’Affaires minister to the Republic of Texas, with the rank of General in 1844 and served until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Find a Grave Memorial 11924155
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Tilghman Ashurst Howard (14 Nov 1797–16 Aug 1844), Find a Grave Memorial no. 11924155, citing Rockville Cemetery, Rockville, Parke County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .