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 John Milton Elliott

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John Milton Elliott

Birth
Scott County, Virginia, USA
Death 26 Mar 1879 (aged 58)
Frankfort, Franklin County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Frankfort, Franklin County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 7644549 View Source
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US Congressman, Confederate Congressman, Judge, Murder Victim. He was a member of the Kentucky State House of Representatives 1847 and 1860. He was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives for Kentucky for the 6th district from 1853 to 1859. Then became a delegate from Kentucky to the Confederate Provisional Congress from 1861 to 1862. He was then elected to be a representative for the state of Kentucky to the Confederate Congress from 1862 to 1865. He became a state court judge from 1868 to 1874. Then served as a justice on the Kentucky state supreme court from 1876 to 1879. He was murdered by Col. Thomas Buford in front of the Capitol Hotel in Frankfort, Kentucky.

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  • Added: 1 Jul 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7644549
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/7644549/john-milton-elliott : accessed ), memorial page for John Milton Elliott (20 May 1820–26 Mar 1879), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7644549, citing Frankfort Cemetery, Frankfort, Franklin County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .