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Rufus E. Lester

Rufus E. Lester, American congressman, lawyer. member Congress, 1889-1907, 1st Georgia district.

Background

  • Lester, Rufus E. was born on December 12, 1837 in Burke County, Georgia, United States. Son of Ezekiel and Mary (Lewis) Lester.

  • Education

    • Graduate Mercer University.

    Career

    • President State senate, 1876-1879.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member Congress, 1889-1907, 1st Georgia district.

    Connections

    • father: Ezekiel Lester
    • mother: Mary (Lewis) Lester
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    Born December 12, 1837
    Died 1906
    (aged 68)
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