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 John Ford House

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John Ford House

Birth
Williamson County, Tennessee, USA
Death 28 Jun 1904 (aged 77)
Clarksville, Montgomery County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Clarksville, Montgomery County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 8039977 View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He attended the Transylvania University, graduated from the Lebanon Law School in 1850, was admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law in Franklin, Tennessee. He was a member of the Tennessee State House of Representatives, in 1853, was a member of the Provisional Congress of the Confederacy from Tennessee and served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. After the war, he resumed the practice of law and was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-fourth Congress and to the next three succeeding Congresses, serving (1875-83). Not a candidate for re-nomination, he resumed the practice of law until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Evening Blues
  • Added: 28 Oct 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 8039977
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/8039977/john-ford-house : accessed ), memorial page for John Ford House (9 Jan 1827–28 Jun 1904), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8039977, citing Greenwood Cemetery, Clarksville, Montgomery County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .