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 John Courts Bagby

John Courts Bagby

Birth
Glasgow, Barren County, Kentucky, USA
Death 4 Apr 1896 (aged 77)
Rushville, Schuyler County, Illinois, USA
Burial Rushville, Schuyler County, Illinois, USA
Plot 2nd Addition, Row 3
Memorial ID 7885162 · View Source
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US Congressman. Born in Glasgow, Baron County, Kentucky, he received his early education at Glasgow schools, and afterwards attended Bacon College, Kentucky, graduating as a civil engineer at the age of twenty-one. He then taught school five years, read law, and was admitted to the Kentucky State Bar Association in 1845. He relocated to Rushville, Illinois, and established a successful law practice. In 1874 he was elected as a Democrat to represent Illinois’ 10th Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives, serving a single term from 1875 to 1877. He was later appointed as an Illinois circuit court judge, serving from 1885 to 1891. He passed away in Rushville in 1896.

Bio by: Connie Nisinger



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  • Originally Created by: Connie Nisinger
  • Added: 21 Sep 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7885162
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Courts Bagby (24 Jan 1819–4 Apr 1896), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7885162, citing Rushville City Cemetery, Rushville, Schuyler County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .