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John Sebastian Little

John Sebastian Little, American governor. member Ark.


  • Little, John Sebastian was born on March 15, 1853 in Jenny Lind, Arkansas, United States. Son of Jesse and Mary E. (Tolman) Little.

  • Education

    • Educated Cane Hill College, Arkansas. Admitted to bar, 1874. District attorney 12th circuit of Arkansas, 1877-1884.

      Member Arkansas House of Representatives, 1885. Judge Circuit Court, 1886-1890. Chairman State Judicial Convention, 1893.

      Elected to 53d Congress, 1894, to fill unexpired term of Clifton R. Breckenridge. Reelected 54th to 59th Congresses (1895-1907). Resigned from Congress, January 14, 1907.

      Governor of Arkansas, 1907-1909.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Member Ark.


    • father: Jesse Little
    • mother: Mary E. (Tolman) Little
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    Born March 15, 1853
    Died October 29, 1916
    (aged 63)