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  Graves, John T.
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NameJohn T. Graves
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, Georgia , United States
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Born November 09, 1856
Died August 08, 1925 (68 years)
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Oct 03, 2006 05:15pm
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InfoJ. Temple Graves was a widely known Southern writer often called the “silver-tongued orator from Dixie.” He was at different times the editor of five different Southern newspapers before moving to New York City to write for the Hearst papers.

Graves was born in Abbeville County SC on 11/9/1856, the son of James P. & Katherine F. Calhoun Graves. His mother was a niece of John C. Calhoun.

Univ. of GA 1875

Editor, Daily Florida Union of Jacksonville FL for two years, then for the Atlanta Daily Journal and the Rome (GA) Tribune. Wrote for the Hearst papers 1907-1919.

Presidential Elector (D-FL) 1884, (D-GA) 1888

Unsuccessful candidate for U.S. Senate from GA in 1905.

Graves was a strong Democrat throughout his life except for his brief flirtation with the Independence League in 1908. He ran for Vice President on the party's ticket that year.

New York Times 8/9/1925

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