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Lemuel Phillips Padgett

congressman

Lemuel Phillips Padgett, American congressman. member National Monetary Commission.

Background

Padgett, Lemuel Phillips was born on November 28, 1855 in Columbia, Tennessee, United States. Son of John B. and Rebecca Ophelia (Phillips) Padgett.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Erskine College, South Carolina., 1876 (Doctor of Laws, 1916).

Career

Admitted to bar, 1877. In practice at Columbia, since 1879. Presidential elector, 1884.

Member Tennessee Senate, 1898-1900. Member 57th to 67th Congresses (1901-1923), 7th Tennessee District.

Membership

Member National Monetary Commission.

Connections

Married Ida B. Latta, November 11, 1880.

father:
John B. Padgett

mother:
Rebecca Ophelia (Phillips) Padgett

spouse:
Ida B. Latta