Samuel Mayes Arnell

Samuel Mayes Arnell

Birth
Zion, Maury County, Tennessee, USA
Death 20 Jul 1903 (aged 70)
Johnson City, Washington County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Johnson City, Washington County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 7931239 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. After attending Amherst College Massachusetts, he studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law in Columbia, Tennessee. He was a member of the constitutional convention of Tennessee in 1865, served in the Tennessee State House of Representatives, (1865-66). Upon the readmission of the State of Tennessee to representation, he was elected as an Unconditional Unionist to the Thirty-ninth Congress, reelected as a Republican to the Fortieth and Forty-first Congresses, serving (1866-71). Not a candidate for re-nomination, he resumed the practice of law, was Postmaster of Columbia, Tennessee, (1879-84) and superintendent of schools, (1884-86).

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 29 Sep 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7931239
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel Mayes Arnell (3 May 1833–20 Jul 1903), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7931239, citing Monte Vista Memorial Park, Johnson City, Washington County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .