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John Lamb

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John Lamb, American congressman. member 55th to 62d Congresses (1897-1913), 3d Virginia District.

Background

Lamb, John was born on June 12, 1840 in in Sussex Company, Virginia, United States. Son of Lycurgus A. and Anne (Christian) Lamb.

Education

Educated by his father, who taught a private school Served private to captain 3d. Virginia Cavalry, C.S.A. Wounded several times.

Returned to Charles City Company, where he was raised and engaged in farming.

Career

Elected surveyor, then sheriff and afterwards treasurer of the county, serving in these positions 20 years. Removed to Henrico Company, 1888. Member 55th to 62d Congresses (1897-1913), 3d Virginia District.

Membership

Member 55th to 62d Congresses (1897-1913), 3d Virginia District.

Connections

Married Mattie Wade, of Charles City Company, 1869.

father:
Lycurgus A. Lamb

mother:
Anne (Christian) Lamb

spouse:
Mattie Wade