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Benjamin Augustine Enloe

congressman

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