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Edward Cary Walthall

Edward Cary Walthall, American army officer, senator. member United States Senate from Mississippi, 1885-January 24, 1894, 1895-1898, Chairman of Commission on military affairs.

Background

  • Walthall, Edward Cary was born on April 4, 1831 in Richmond, Virginia, United States. Son of Barrett White and Sally (Wilkinson) Walthall.

  • Career

    • Major general, 1864; delegate to all National.

    Membership

    Member United States Senate from Mississippi, 1885-January 24, 1894, 1895-1898, Chairman of Commission on military affairs.

    Connections

    • Married Sophie Bridges, 1856. Married second, Mary Lecky Jones, 1859.
    • father: Barrett White Walthall
    • mother: Sally (Wilkinson) Walthall
    • spouses: Sophie Bridges
    • Mary Lecky Jones
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    Died April 21, 1898
    (aged 67)
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