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 Henry Stuart Foote

Henry Stuart Foote

Birth
Fauquier County, Virginia, USA
Death 20 May 1880 (aged 76)
Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 8004890 · View Source
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Mississippi Governor and Senator. CSA Congressman. Foote was a US Senator from 1847 to 1852, resigning to serve as the governor of Mississippi. In 1854, he lost an election to return to the US Senate by one vote. Moving to California, he lost an 1856 run for the US 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 .