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 Allen Taylor Caperton

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Allen Taylor Caperton Famous memorial

Birth
Union, Monroe County, West Virginia, USA
Death
26 Jul 1876 (aged 65)
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Burial
Union, Monroe County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID
7619539 View Source

U.S. Senator. Graduating from the University of Virginia, from Yale College, in 1832, he studied law, was admitted to the bar and practiced law in Staunton, Virginia. He was a member of the Virginia House of Delegates, (1841-42), a member of the Virginia State Senate, (1844-48) and a member of the Virginia State House of Delegates, (1857-61). During the Civil War, he served as a member of Confederate States Senate, until 1865. After the war, he was the first ex-Confederate official elected as a Democrat in 1875, to the United States Senate, serving until his death at age 65.

U.S. Senator. Graduating from the University of Virginia, from Yale College, in 1832, he studied law, was admitted to the bar and practiced law in Staunton, Virginia. He was a member of the Virginia House of Delegates, (1841-42), a member of the Virginia State Senate, (1844-48) and a member of the Virginia State House of Delegates, (1857-61). During the Civil War, he served as a member of Confederate States Senate, until 1865. After the war, he was the first ex-Confederate official elected as a Democrat in 1875, to the United States Senate, serving until his death at age 65.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 25 Jun 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 7619539
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7619539/allen-taylor-caperton: accessed ), memorial page for Allen Taylor Caperton (21 Nov 1810–26 Jul 1876), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7619539, citing Green Hill Cemetery, Union, Monroe County, West Virginia, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.