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John Combe Pegram, American lawyer. Served with S. Atlantic Blockading Fleet off Charleston on various vessels and on staff commander-in-chief; member Pegram & Cooke, since 1885; member Rhode Island House of Representatives, 1869-1870; member Providence City Council, 1873-1875.

Background

Pegram, John Combe was born on August 26, 1842 in Owensborough, Kentucky, United States. Son of William B. and Charlotte Amelie (Combe) Pegram.

Education

Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1863.

Career

Served with S. Atlantic Blockading Fleet off Charleston on various vessels and on staff commander-in-chief. Resigned from navy, 1866. Graduated from Harvard Law School, 1868.

Admitted to Rhode Island bar, 1868. Senior member Pegram & Cooke, since 1885. Member Rhode Island House of Representatives, 1869-1870.

Member Providence City Council, 1873-1875. United States register in bankruptcy, 1875-1889. Acting judge Municipal Court, Providence, 1889 and 1901.

Master in chancery, since 1900. Trustee Rhode Island Hospital, Rhode Island State Sanatorium. President Rhode Island branch American Red Cross.

Home: Providence, R.I.

Membership

Served with S. Atlantic Blockading Fleet off Charleston on various vessels and on staff commander-in-chief. Member Pegram & Cooke, since 1885. Member Rhode Island House of Representatives, 1869-1870.

Member Providence City Council, 1873-1875.

Connections

Married Isabel Homer, November 3, 1864 (died 1892).

father:
William B. Pegram

mother:
Charlotte Amelie (Combe) Pegram

spouse:
Isabel Homer