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 Horace Chilton

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Horace Chilton

Birth
Tyler, Smith County, Texas, USA
Death 12 Jun 1932 (aged 78)
Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Burial Tyler, Smith County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 8217894 View Source
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U.S. Senator. He attended the Lynnland Institute Kentucky, learned the printing business and published a tri-weekly newspaper in Tyler, Texas. He studied law, was admitted the bar in 1872, practiced law in Tyler, Texas and was Assistant Attorney General of Texas, (1881-83). In 1891, he was appointed as a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of John H. Reagan, serving until 1892 and was reelected again as a Democrat to the United States Senate, serving (1895-1901). Withdrawing as a candidate for reelection, he resumed the practice of law until his death at age 78.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Tim Crutchfield
  • Added: 29 Dec 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 8217894
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/8217894/horace-chilton : accessed ), memorial page for Horace Chilton (29 Dec 1853–12 Jun 1932), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8217894, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Tyler, Smith County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .