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John Lamb

John Lamb, American congressman. member 55th to 62d Congresses (1897-1913), 3d Virginia District.

Background

  • Lamb, John was born on June 12, 1840 in in Sussex Company, Virginia, United States. Son of Lycurgus A. and Anne (Christian) Lamb.

  • Education

    • Educated by his father, who taught a private school Served private to captain 3d. Virginia Cavalry, C.S.A. Wounded several times.

      Returned to Charles City Company, where he was raised and engaged in farming.

    Career

    • Elected surveyor, then sheriff and afterwards treasurer of the county, serving in these positions 20 years. Removed to Henrico Company, 1888. Member 55th to 62d Congresses (1897-1913), 3d Virginia District.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member 55th to 62d Congresses (1897-1913), 3d Virginia District.

    Connections

    • Married Mattie Wade, of Charles City Company, 1869.
    • father: Lycurgus A. Lamb
    • mother: Anne (Christian) Lamb
    • spouse: Mattie Wade
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    Born June 12, 1840
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