Smith McPherson

Smith McPherson

Birth
Mooresville, Morgan County, Indiana, USA
Death 17 Jan 1915 (aged 66)
Red Oak, Montgomery County, Iowa, USA
Burial Red Oak, Montgomery County, Iowa, USA
Plot ROJ 1104 1
Memorial ID 17996515 · View Source
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US Congressman. He was admitted to the bar in 1870 and openned a law practice in Red Oak, Iowa that same year. In 1872, he was State's attorney and served as attorney general of Iowa, 1881 to 1885. In 1899, he was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-sixth Congress, serving until resigning in 1900, to accept the appointment of United States district judge, southern district Iowa. He remained in position as district judge until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 20 Feb 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial 17996515
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Smith McPherson (14 Feb 1848–17 Jan 1915), Find a Grave Memorial no. 17996515, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Red Oak, Montgomery County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .