James Edwin Belser

James Edwin Belser

Birth
Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
Death 16 Jan 1854 (aged 53)
Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama, USA
Burial Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama, USA
Memorial ID 6432437 · View Source
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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.

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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 .