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 John Dillard Bellamy

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John Dillard Bellamy

Birth
Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, USA
Death 25 Sep 1942 (aged 88)
Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 8067171 View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He attended Cape Fear Military Academy, graduated from Davidson College, in 1873, from the University of Virginia, in 1875, was admitted to the bar in 1875 and commenced the practice of law in Wilmington, North Carolina. He was Wilmington City Attorney, (1892-94), a member of the North Carolina State Senate, (1900-02). In 1899 he was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-sixth and Fifty-seventh Congresses, serving until 1903. After leaving Congress, he returned to private law practice, plus was district counsel for the Seaboard Air Line Railway Company, the Southern Bell Telephone Company, and the Western Union Telegraph Company. In 1932, he was appointed by Governor McLean as a commissioner from North Carolina to the celebration of the two-hundredth anniversary of the birth of George Washington, held in Washington, D.C.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Find a Grave Memorial 8067171
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/8067171/john-dillard-bellamy : accessed ), memorial page for John Dillard Bellamy (24 Mar 1854–25 Sep 1942), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8067171, citing Oakdale Cemetery, Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .