Jabez Lamar Monroe Curry

Jabez Lamar Monroe Curry

Birth
Double Branches, Lincoln County, Georgia, USA
Death 12 Feb 1903 (aged 77)
Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 6788501 · View Source
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Soldier, statesman, educator and orator; served in the Texas Rangers in the Mexican War; United States Representative from Alabama, 1857-1861; Confederate States Representative from Alabama in the first Confederate Congress; lieutenant colonel, Confederate Army; became a Baptist minister after the Civil War; president of Howard College, 1865; professor at Richmond College, 1868-1881; United States Minister to Spain, 1885-1888; appointed Ambassador Extraordinary to Spain, 1902. He represents Alabama in Statuary Hall in the United States Capitol.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Garver Graver
  • Added: 19 Sep 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6788501
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jabez Lamar Monroe Curry (5 Jun 1825–12 Feb 1903), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6788501, citing Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .