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James Davis Porter

James Davis Porter, American governor. member Tenn.

Background

  • Porter, James Davis was born on December 7, 1828 in Paris, Tennessee, United States.

  • Education

    • Student Cumberland U., Tenn.

    Career

    • General John H. Dunlop, 1851. General on staff Maj. General Cheatham, C.S.A.

      Delegate Tenn; president Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad Company, 1879-1883. Assistant secretary of state, United States, 1885-1889. President Tenn.

    Works

    • Author: Confederate Military History of Tennessee.

    Membership

    Member Tenn.

    Connections

    • Married Susanna, d.
    • spouse: Susanna
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    Born December 7, 1828
    Died March 18, 1912
    (aged 83)
    Nationality