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 William Leake Terry

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William Leake Terry Famous memorial

Birth
Wadesboro, Anson County, North Carolina, USA
Death
4 Nov 1917 (aged 67)
Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA
Burial
Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA GPS-Latitude: 34.7302903, Longitude: -92.3077167
Memorial ID
6420979 View Source

U.S. Congressman. Moving to Arkansas in 1861, he attended Bingham's Military Academy, graduated from Trinity College, in 1872, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1873 and proceeded to practice law in Little Rock, Arkansas. He was a member of the Little Rock City Council, (1877-79), a member of the Arkansas State Senate, (1878-79) and the Little Rock City Attorney, (1879-85). In 1891, he was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-second Congress and to the next four succeeding Congresses, serving until 1901. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he resumed the practice of law until his death.

U.S. Congressman. Moving to Arkansas in 1861, he attended Bingham's Military Academy, graduated from Trinity College, in 1872, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1873 and proceeded to practice law in Little Rock, Arkansas. He was a member of the Little Rock City Council, (1877-79), a member of the Arkansas State Senate, (1878-79) and the Little Rock City Attorney, (1879-85). In 1891, he was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-second Congress and to the next four succeeding Congresses, serving until 1901. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he resumed the practice of law until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 16 May 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 6420979
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6420979/william-leake-terry: accessed ), memorial page for William Leake Terry (27 Sep 1850–4 Nov 1917), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6420979, citing Calvary Cemetery, Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.