Joseph Meriwether Terrell Edit Profile
Common school education. Admitted to bar, 1882.
Member Georgia House of Representatives, 1884, 1886, Senate, 1890-1892. Attorney general of Georgia, 1892-1902 (resigned). Governor of Georgia, 1902-1907.
Appointed United States senator, November 17, 1910, by Governor Joseph M. Brown, to fill vacancy occasioned by death of Senator Clay, and held until July 12, 1911, when Legislature elected his successor. Resumed law practice at Atlanta, Georgia.
Member Georgia House of Representatives, 1884, 1886, Senate, 1890-1892.
Married Jessie Lee Spivey, October 19, 1886.