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Thomas Lilbourne Anderson

  • Birth 8 Dec 1808 Green County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 6 Mar 1885 Palmyra, Marion County, Missouri, USA
  • Burial Palmyra, Marion County, Missouri, USA
  • Memorial ID 7322723

U.S. Congressman. He studied law, was admitted to the Kentucky bar in 1828, began the practice of law in Franklin, Kentucky and moved to Missouri, in 1830. He was a member of the Missouri, State House of Representatives, (1840-44), presidential elector on the Whig ticket, (1844, 48, 52) and a member of the Missouri State constitutional convention in 1845. In 1857, he was elected as a candidate of the American Party to the Thirty-fifth Congress and as an Independent Democrat to the Thirty-sixth Congress, serving until 1861. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he resumed the practice of law until his death at age 76.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 2 Apr 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7322723
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Lilbourne Anderson (8 Dec 1808–6 Mar 1885), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7322723, citing Greenwood Cemetery, Palmyra, Marion County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .