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 Mounce Gore Butler

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Mounce Gore Butler

Birth
Gainesboro, Jackson County, Tennessee, USA
Death 13 Feb 1917 (aged 67)
Gainesboro, Jackson County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Gainesboro, Jackson County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 6910888 View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He attended the Old Philomath Academy, the law department of Cumberland University, was admitted to the bar in 1871 and opened a legal firm in Gainesboro, Tennessee. He was a delegate to all Democratic State conventions, (1872- 1916) and Attorney General for the fifth judicial circuit of Tennessee, (1894-1902). In 1905, he was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-ninth Congress, serving until 1907. An unsuccessful candidate for re-nomination, he continued the practice of law until his death at age 67.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Added: 7 Nov 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6910888
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/6910888/mounce-gore-butler : accessed ), memorial page for Mounce Gore Butler (11 May 1849–13 Feb 1917), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6910888, citing Gainesboro Cemetery, Gainesboro, Jackson County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .