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 James Edwin Belser

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James Edwin Belser

  • Birth 22 Dec 1800 Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
  • Death 16 Jan 1854 Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama, USA
  • Burial Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama, USA
  • Memorial ID 6432437

U.S. Congressman. Moving to Alabama, in 1825, he studied law, was admitted to the bar and practiced law in Montgomery, Alabama. He was Montgomery County Court Clerk, a member of the Alabama State House of Representatives in 1828, solicitor of Montgomery County in 1828 and commissioner of the Alabama State, in 1842. In 1843, he was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-eighth Congress, serving until 1845. Declining to be a candidate for re-nomination, he resumed the practice of law and was a member of the Alabama State House of Representatives, from 1853, until his death at age 53.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 21 May 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6432437
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Edwin Belser (22 Dec 1800–16 Jan 1854), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6432437, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .