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Benjamin Augustine Enloe

Benjamin Augustine Enloe, American congressman. Member Tennessee House of Representatives, 1869-1872; member Democratic State Executive Committee, 1878-1880; member 50th to 53d Congresses (1887-1895). Executive commissioner for Tennessee, St. Louis Exposition, 1904; member Tennessee R.R. Commission, since 1905, chairman, since 1906.

Background

  • Enloe, Benjamin Augustine was born on January 18, 1848 in Clarksburg, Tennessee, United States. Son of Benjamin S. and Nancy O. Enloe.

  • Education

    • Educated Bethel College, Tennessee, 1867-1869, Cumberland U., 1869. Bachelor of Laws, Cumberland, 1873.

    Career

    • Member Tennessee House of Representatives, 1869-1872. Admitted to bar, 1873. Editor Jackson (Tennessee) Tribune and Sun, 1874-1886.

      Commissioner to negotiate settlement of state debt, 1872. Member Democratic State Executive Committee, 1878-1880. Member 50th to 53d Congresses (1887-1895).

      Executive commissioner for Tennessee, St. Louis Exposition, 1904. Member Tennessee R.R. Commission, since 1905, chairman, since 1906. Home: Jackson, Tenn.

    Membership

    Member Tennessee House of Representatives, 1869-1872. Member Democratic State Executive Committee, 1878-1880. Member 50th to 53d Congresses (1887-1895).

    Executive commissioner for Tennessee, St. Louis Exposition, 1904. Member Tennessee R.R. Commission, since 1905, chairman, since 1906.

    Connections

    • Married Fannie Howard Ashworth, April.
    • father: Benjamin S.
    • mother: Nancy O. Enloe
    • spouse: Fannie Howard Ashworth
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    Born January 18, 1848
    Died July 9, 1922
    (aged 74)
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