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  Ashe, Thomas S.
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NameThomas S. Ashe
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Wadesboro, North Carolina , United States
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Born July 19, 1812
Died February 04, 1887 (74 years)
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Jul 01, 2005 09:43pm
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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.

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