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 James Crawford Freeman

James Crawford Freeman

Birth
Clinton, Jones County, Georgia, USA
Death 3 Sep 1885 (aged 66)
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA
Burial Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA
Plot Block 329, Lot 1 &4, Space 6
Memorial ID 9664 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. As an adult, he was successful in banking, mercantile and agricultural pursuits. In 1873, he was elected as a Republican to the Forty-third Congress, serving until 1875. As a Congressman, he appointed Henry Ossian Flipper to the U.S. Military Academy and Flipper went on to become the first black person to graduate from West Point. After leaving Congress, he resumed his previous business interests until his death at age 66.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 3 Jun 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9664
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Crawford Freeman (1 Apr 1819–3 Sep 1885), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9664, citing Oakland Cemetery, Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .