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 Ephraim Hubbard Foster

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Ephraim Hubbard Foster

Birth
Bardstown, Nelson County, Kentucky, USA
Death 6 Sep 1854 (aged 59)
Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 8008059 View Source
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US Senator. Moving with his parents to Tennessee, in 1797, he later served in the Creek War as private secretary to General Andrew Jackson, (1813-15). After the war, He graduated from Cumberland College, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1820 and proceeded to practice law in Nashville, Tennessee. He was a member of the Tennessee State House of Representatives, (1829-31, 35-37). In 1838, he was appointed as a Whig to the U.S Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Felix Grundy, serving until 1839 and was reelected to the U.S Senate, serving (1843-45). After leaving the Senate, he resumed the practice of law until his death at age 59.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Find a Grave Memorial 8008059
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/8008059/ephraim-hubbard-foster : accessed ), memorial page for Ephraim Hubbard Foster (17 Sep 1794–6 Sep 1854), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8008059, citing Nashville City Cemetery, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .