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Edward Ward Carmack

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Edward Ward Carmack Famous memorial

Birth
Castalian Springs, Sumner County, Tennessee, USA
Death
9 Nov 1908 (aged 50)
Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Burial
Columbia, Maury County, Tennessee, USA GPS-Latitude: 35.6031329, Longitude: -87.0300713
Plot
Block C
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U.S. Congressman. He was a newspaper editor before being elected as a United States Representative from Tennessee in 1897. He served until he was elected as the United States Senator from Tennessee and served from 1901 to 1907. In 1908, he lost an election for Tennessee governor to Malcolm Patterson. Carmack, now editor of the Nashville paper, waged a vicious war of words against Patterson. The result was a gun battle that left Carmack dead and two of Patterson's advisers charged with murder.
U.S. Congressman. He was a newspaper editor before being elected as a United States Representative from Tennessee in 1897. He served until he was elected as the United States Senator from Tennessee and served from 1901 to 1907. In 1908, he lost an election for Tennessee governor to Malcolm Patterson. Carmack, now editor of the Nashville paper, waged a vicious war of words against Patterson. The result was a gun battle that left Carmack dead and two of Patterson's advisers charged with murder.

Bio by: Evening Blues



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  • Originally Created by: Evening Blues
  • Added: Oct 28, 2003
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/8039677/edward_ward-carmack: accessed ), memorial page for Edward Ward Carmack (5 Nov 1858–9 Nov 1908), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8039677, citing Rose Hill Cemetery, Columbia, Maury County, Tennessee, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.