Furnifold McLendel “F.M.” Simmons

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Furnifold McLendel “F.M.” Simmons

Birth
Pollocksville, Jones County, North Carolina, USA
Death 30 Apr 1940 (aged 86)
New Bern, Craven County, North Carolina, USA
Burial New Bern, Craven County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 8056338 · View Source
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US Congressman, US Senator. He was elected as a Representative from North Carolina to the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1887 to 1889. In 1901, he was elected as a Senator from North Carolina to the United States Senate, serving for thirty years until he left office in 1931. Following the sinking of the luxury liner "RMS Titanic" in 1912, he served on a Congressional committee looking into the disaster.

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  • Originally Created by: Evening Blues
  • Added: 3 Nov 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8056338
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Furnifold McLendel “F.M.” Simmons (20 Jan 1854–30 Apr 1940), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8056338, citing Cedar Grove Cemetery, New Bern, Craven County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .