COL John Jasper Altman

COL John Jasper Altman

Birth
Sumter County, Alabama, USA
Death 21 Jan 1905 (aged 53)
Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, USA
Burial Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, USA
Memorial ID 130324506 · View Source
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He was born in Sumter County, Alabama. He attended Spring Hill College in Starkville, MS prior to attending the University of Virginia in session 47 (1870-1871), where he earned a Bachelor of Law. He practiced law in various cities in Alabama, including Livingston and Birmingham. Altman's political career included six years as the mayor of Livingston, nine years as alderman representing Birmingham's sixth ward, and two years (1896-1897) as a state legislator. He was a Democratic presidential elector in 1884 when Grover Cleveland was elected for his first term.

On 24 Feb. 1876, Altman married Cora Adela Lockard (b. 1852) of Livingston, AL. The couple had three children who lived to adulthood: Ida Lockard, John William, and Adelaide Beatrice Altman.


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  • Created by: Leigh Ann
  • Added: 24 May 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 130324506
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for COL John Jasper Altman (17 Aug 1851–21 Jan 1905), Find A Grave Memorial no. 130324506, citing Oak Hill Cemetery, Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by Leigh Ann (contributor 47429082) .