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Lawyer

Augustus Herman Pettibone, American lawyer. Mason.

Background

Pettibone, Augustus Herman was born on January 21, 1835 in Bedford, Ohio, United States. Son of Augustus Norman and Nancy Leonard (Hathaway) Pettibone.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Michigan, 1859. Read law at Milwaukee.

Career

Enlisted as private, 19th Wisconsin Infantry, 1861. Second lieutenant and captain Company A, 20th Wisconsin Infantry, 1862. Promoted major during siege of Vicksburg.

Served to end of war. Practiced law Greenville, Tennessee, 1865-1875, Knoxville, 1875-1885. Presidential elector, 1868.

Attorney general 1st Judicial Circuit, Tennessee, 4 years. Member 47th to 49th Congresses (1881-1887), 1st Tennessee District. Assistant United State Attorneys, District Tennessee, 6 years.

Member Tennessee House of Representatives, 1896-1898. Special agent United States Land Office, 1898-1904. Appointed agent United States Department of Agriculture, 1904.

Membership

Mason.

Connections

Married Mary Clarinda Speck, July 16, 1868. Married second, Seraphine Deery, November 22, 1899.

father:
Augustus Norman Pettibone

mother:
Nancy Leonard (Hathaway) Pettibone

spouses:
Mary Clarinda Speck

Seraphine Deery