Henry Stuart Foote

Henry Stuart Foote

Birth
Death 20 May 1880 (aged 76)
Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Plot Section 1, Lot 42
Memorial ID 8004890 · View Source
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Mississippi Governor, US Senator, Civil War CSA Congressman. He served a a United States Senator from Mississippi from 1847 to 1852, resigning to serve as the governor of Mississippi. In 1854, he lost an election to return to the United States Senate by one vote. Moving to California, he lost an 1856 run for the United States Senate there, again, by one vote. During the Civil War, he was the Representative from Tennessee in the Confederate Congress. In early 1865, he was expelled from the CSA Congress for going North on an unauthorized peace mission.

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  • Originally Created by: Evening Blues
  • Added: 20 Oct 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 8004890
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Stuart Foote (28 Feb 1804–20 May 1880), Find a Grave Memorial no. 8004890, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .