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 Wyatt Aiken

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Wyatt Aiken

  • Birth 14 Dec 1863 Macon, Bibb County, Georgia, USA
  • Death 6 Feb 1923 Abbeville, Abbeville County, South Carolina, USA
  • Burial Abbeville, Abbeville County, South Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 7187947

U.S. Congressman. Born in Macon, Georgia, he was the son on Civil War Confederate officer and U.S. Congressman, David Wyatt Aiken. During the Spanish-American War, he served in the South Carolina Regiment of Infantry, U.S. Army as regimental quartermaster. After the war, he was official court reporter for the second South Carolina judicial circuit. In 1903, he was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-eighth Congress and to the next six succeeding Congresses, serving until 1917. An unsuccessful candidate for re-nomination, he lived in retirement until his death at age 59 in Abbeville, South Carolina.

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  • Added: 15 Feb 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7187947
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Wyatt Aiken (14 Dec 1863–6 Feb 1923), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7187947, citing Melrose Cemetery, Abbeville, Abbeville County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .