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James Davis Porter

governor

James Davis Porter, American governor. member Tenn.

Background

Porter, James Davis was born on December 7, 1828 in Paris, Tennessee, United States.

Education

Student Cumberland U., Tenn.

Career

General John H. Dunlop, 1851. General on staff Maj. General Cheatham, C.S.A.

Delegate Tenn; president Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad Company, 1879-1883. Assistant secretary of state, United States, 1885-1889. President Tenn.

Works

  • Author: Confederate Military History of Tennessee.

Membership

Member Tenn.

Connections

Married Susanna, d.

spouse:
Susanna