James Mathews Griggs

James Mathews Griggs

Birth
LaGrange, Troup County, Georgia, USA
Death 5 Jan 1910 (aged 48)
Dawson, Terrell County, Georgia, USA
Burial Dawson, Terrell County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 7999779 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He graduated from the Peabody Normal College Tennessee, in i881, taught school, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1883 and commenced the practice of law in Alapaha, Georgia. He was the legislature solicitor general of the Pataula judicial circuit, (1888-93) and judge of the Pataula judicial circuit, (1893-96). In 1897, he was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-fifth Congress and to the next six succeeding Congresses, serving until his death at age 48.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 7999779
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Mathews Griggs (29 Mar 1861–5 Jan 1910), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7999779, citing Cedar Hill Cemetery, Dawson, Terrell County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .