Joseph Jackson Gravely

Joseph Jackson Gravely

Birth
Leatherwood, Henry County, Virginia, USA
Death 28 Apr 1872 (aged 43)
Stockton, Cedar County, Missouri, USA
Burial Bearcreek, Cedar County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 7268853 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He taught school, engaged in agricultural pursuits, studied law, was admitted to the bar and proceeded to practice. He was a member of the Virginia State House of Representatives, (1853-54) and moved to Missouri, in 1854. There he served in the Missouri State Senate, (1862-64) and served as a Colonel of the 8th Regiment, Missouri Volunteer Cavalry, Union Army, during the Civil War. After the war, he was elected as a Republican to the Fortieth Congress, serving (1867-69). After his term, he was elected the 15th Lieutenant Governor of Missouri, in 1870 and served until his death at age 43.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Added: 17 Mar 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7268853
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Jackson Gravely (25 Sep 1828–28 Apr 1872), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7268853, citing Lindley Prairie Cemetery, Bearcreek, Cedar County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .