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Lawyer

John Forde House, American lawyer. member Tenn; member Confederate Congress, 1861-1863; member Tenn; member Congress, 1875-1882.

Background

House, John Forde was born on January 9, 1827 in Williamson Company, Tennessee, United States. Son of John and Margaret S. House.

Education

Educated Transylvania University, Lexington, Kentucky.

Career

Admitted to bar, 1850. Member Tennessee legislature, 1853. Presidential elector, 1860.

Member Confederate Congress, 1861-1863. Served C.S.A., 1863-1865. Member Tennessee constitutional convention, 1870.

Member Congress, 1875-1882.

Membership

Member Tenn; member Confederate Congress, 1861-1863. Member Tenn; member Congress, 1875-1882.

Connections

Married Julia Franklin Beech, January 7, 1851.

father:
John House

mother:
Margaret S. House

spouse:
Julia Franklin Beech