Haywood Yancey Riddle

Haywood Yancey Riddle

Birth
Van Buren, Hardeman County, Tennessee, USA
Death 28 Mar 1879 (aged 44)
Lebanon, Wilson County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Lebanon, Wilson County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 7645256 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He graduated from Union University in 1854, graduated from the law department of Cumberland University, in 1857, admitted to the bar and proceeded to practice law in Smith County, Tennessee. During the Civil War, he served on the staffs of Confederate Brigadier Generals Wright and Mackall. After the war, he practiced law and was clerk of the Wilson County Tennessee, chancery clerk's office, (1870-75). In 1875, he was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-fourth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Samuel M. Fite and reelected to the Forty-fifth Congress, serving until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 1 Jul 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7645256
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Haywood Yancey Riddle (20 Jun 1834–28 Mar 1879), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7645256, citing Cedar Grove Cemetery, Lebanon, Wilson County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .