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John Wesley Gaines

congressman

John Wesley Gaines, American congressman. member 55th to 60th Congresses (1897-1909), 6th Tennessee District.

Background

Gaines, John Wesley was born on August 24, 1861 in Davidson Company, Tennessee, United States. Son of Doctor John Wesley and Maria (Wair) Gaines.

Education

Graduated from the University of Nashville.

Career

Taught school; Doctor of Medicine Vanderbilt University, 1882.

Membership

Member 55th to 60th Congresses (1897-1909), 6th Tennessee District.

Connections

father:
Doctor John Wesley Gaines

mother:
Maria (Wair) Gaines