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Lemuel Phillips Padgett

Lemuel Phillips Padgett, American congressman. member National Monetary Commission.

Background

  • Padgett, Lemuel Phillips was born on November 28, 1855 in Columbia, Tennessee, United States. Son of John B. and Rebecca Ophelia (Phillips) Padgett.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Erskine College, South Carolina., 1876 (Doctor of Laws, 1916).

    Career

    • Admitted to bar, 1877. In practice at Columbia, since 1879. Presidential elector, 1884.

      Member Tennessee Senate, 1898-1900. Member 57th to 67th Congresses (1901-1923), 7th Tennessee District.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member National Monetary Commission.

    Connections

    • Married Ida B. Latta, November 11, 1880.
    • father: John B. Padgett
    • mother: Rebecca Ophelia (Phillips) Padgett
    • spouse: Ida B. Latta
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    Born November 28, 1855
    Died August 2, 1922
    (aged 66)
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