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John Houston Savage Edit Profile

Lawyer

John Houston Savage, American lawyer. Served 6 months as volunteer in war with Seminole Indians, 1835; member Congress, 1849-1853 and 1855-1859.; member Tennessee legislature, 1877, 1879 and 1887.

Background

Savage, John Houston was born on October 9, 1815 in McMinnville, Tennessee, United States. Son of George and Elizabeth (Kenner) Savage.

Education

Studied law.

Career

Major 14th United States inf. General Tenn.

Membership

Served 6 months as volunteer in war with Seminole Indians, 1835. Member Congress, 1849-1853 and 1855-1859. Member Tennessee legislature, 1877, 1879 and 1887.

Connections

father:
George Savage

mother:
Elizabeth (Kenner) Savage