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John Stevenson Tarkington, American lawyer. member Indiana House of Representatives, 1863.

Background

Tarkington, John Stevenson was born on June 24, 1832 in Centreville, Indiana, United States. Son of Review Joseph and Maria (Slauson) Tarkington.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Asbury (now De Pauw) U., Greencastle, Indiana, 1852, A.M., 1855.

Career

Father of (Newton) Booth T. In law practice at Indianapolis, since 1855. Member Indiana House of Representatives, 1863. Captain Company A, 132d Indiana Infantry, 1864.

Judge 7th Judicial Circuit, Indiana, 1870-1872.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Hermit of Capri, 1910. Auto-Orphan, 1913.

Religion

Through Jesus' death on the cross, and his resurrection, God has broken the power of all that is evil, in the world and in us.

Politics

When peaceful alternatives to resolve the conflict failed, the use of force may be the only option to check aggression or genocide.

Views

Every individual should try to be open to others and willing to be changed. Therefore, community members should meet regularly in order to open their hearts, share their knowledge, thoughts and experience.

Membership

Member Indiana House of Representatives, 1863.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Booth, November 19, 1857 (died 1909). Married second, Linda H. Schulz, September 10, 1910.

father:
Review Joseph Tarkington

mother:
Maria (Slauson) Tarkington

spouse:
Elizabeth Booth

spouse:
Linda H. Schulz