|Name||Thomas S. Ashe|
Wadesboro, North Carolina , United States
|| July 19, 1812
|Died||February 04, 1887
Jul 01, 2005 09:43pm
|Info||(nephew of John Baptista Ashe of North Carolina and cousin of John Baptista Ashe of Tennessee and of William Shepperd Ashe), a Representative from North Carolina; born in Hawfields, near Graham, Alamance County (then a part of Orange County), N.C., July 19, 1812; attended Bingham’s Academy, Hillsboro, N.C., and was graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1832; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1834 and commenced practice in Wadesboro, Anson County, in 1835; member of the State house of commons in 1842; solicitor of the fifth judicial district of North Carolina 1847-1851; elected to the State senate in 1854. |
CS House (C-NC) 1861-64.
Elected to CS Senate 1864 but did not serve due to the termination of the Civil War; served as State councilor in 1866.
Candidate for Governor (C-NC) 1868.
U.S. Representative (C-NC) 1873-1877.
Resumed the practice of law at Wadesboro.
Associate justice, NC supreme court 1879-87.
Died in Wadesboro, Anson County, N.C., on February 4, 1887; interment in East View Cemetery.