Andrew Ewing

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Andrew Ewing

Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Death 16 Jun 1864 (aged 50)
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA
Burial Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 8008143 · View Source
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US Congressman. He was elected as a Democrat to represent Tennessee's 8th District in the Thirty-first Congress, he served from 1849 to 1851. Ewing was an 1832 graduate of the University of Nashville, where he became a lifelong trustee the following year. He was admitted to the bar in 1835 and commenced law practice in his hometown. In 1850 he chose not to seek reelection to Congress, and apart from serving as a delegate to the 1860 Democratic National Convention, pursued no political office. During the Civil War Ewing was a Confederate judge of General Braxton Bragg's military court. He died in Atlanta one day short of his 51st birthday. His brother Edwin Hickman Ewing was also a Congressman from Tennessee.

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  • Added: 21 Oct 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8008143
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Andrew Ewing (17 Jun 1813–16 Jun 1864), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8008143, citing Nashville City Cemetery, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .