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 Thomas Scales Plowman

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Thomas Scales Plowman Famous memorial

Birth
Talladega, Talladega County, Alabama, USA
Death
29 Jul 1919 (aged 76)
Talladega, Talladega County, Alabama, USA
Burial
Talladega, Talladega County, Alabama, USA
Memorial ID
7365979 View Source

U.S. Congressman. With the outbreak of the Civil War, he joined the Confederate Army at age 20 and served as a Private in Company F, 51st Alabama Cavalry. After the war, he was active in agricultural and mercantile pursuits in Talladega, Alabama. He was Mayor of Talladega, (1872-78) and president of the First National Bank of Talladega. In 1897, he presented credentials as a Democratic member-elect to the Fifty-fifth Congress, serving until 1898. After his term, he was on the Talladega County Jury Commission (1910-11), a member of the Alabama State Senate in 1912 and the first president of the Bankhead Highway.

U.S. Congressman. With the outbreak of the Civil War, he joined the Confederate Army at age 20 and served as a Private in Company F, 51st Alabama Cavalry. After the war, he was active in agricultural and mercantile pursuits in Talladega, Alabama. He was Mayor of Talladega, (1872-78) and president of the First National Bank of Talladega. In 1897, he presented credentials as a Democratic member-elect to the Fifty-fifth Congress, serving until 1898. After his term, he was on the Talladega County Jury Commission (1910-11), a member of the Alabama State Senate in 1912 and the first president of the Bankhead Highway.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 18 Apr 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 7365979
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7365979/thomas-scales-plowman: accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Scales Plowman (8 Jun 1843–29 Jul 1919), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7365979, citing Oak Hill Cemetery, Talladega, Talladega County, Alabama, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave .