John R. Fellows

John R. Fellows

Birth
Mechanicville, Saratoga County, New York, USA
Death 7 Dec 1896 (aged 64)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Memorial ID 13428475 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. Moving to Arkansas, in 1850, he studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1855 and commenced to practice law in Camden, Arkansas. With the outbreak of the Civil War, he enlisted in the Confederate Army, serving as a Colonel in the 1st Arkansas Regiment was captured at Port Hudson, Louisiana, July 9, 1863 and released June 10, 1865. After the war, he resumed the practice of law and was a member of the Arkansas State Senate, (1866-67). Moving to New York City, 1868, continued to practice law, was assistant district attorney, (1869-72, 85-87) and was district attorney, (1888-90). In 1891 elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-second and Fifty-third Congresses, serving until 1893. He then was district attorney of New York City, from 1894, until his death from cancer at age 64.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 13428475
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John R. Fellows (29 Jul 1832–7 Dec 1896), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13428475, citing Trinity Churchyard, Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .