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 Lewis Maxwell

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Birth
Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death
13 Feb 1862 (aged 71)
West Union, Doddridge County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
West Union, Doddridge County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID
7609997 View Source

U.S. Congressman. After completing a preparatory course in law, he was admitted to the bar and commenced to practice in Weston, Virginia. Entering politics, he was member of the Virginia State House of Delegates, serving (1821-24). In 1827, he was elected as an Adams candidate to the Twentieth Congress, reelected as an Anti-Jacksonian to the Twenty-first and Twenty-second Congresses, serving until 1833. Not candidate for re-nomination, he resumed the practice of law, plus also engaged as a surveyor and land patentee, until his death.

U.S. Congressman. After completing a preparatory course in law, he was admitted to the bar and commenced to practice in Weston, Virginia. Entering politics, he was member of the Virginia State House of Delegates, serving (1821-24). In 1827, he was elected as an Adams candidate to the Twentieth Congress, reelected as an Anti-Jacksonian to the Twenty-first and Twenty-second Congresses, serving until 1833. Not candidate for re-nomination, he resumed the practice of law, plus also engaged as a surveyor and land patentee, until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 23 Jun 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 7609997
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7609997/lewis-maxwell: accessed ), memorial page for Lewis Maxwell (17 Apr 1790–13 Feb 1862), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7609997, citing Odd Fellows Cemetery, West Union, Doddridge County, West Virginia, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave .