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  Russell, Daniel L.
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NameDaniel L. Russell
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Wilmington, North Carolina , United States
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Born August 07, 1845
Died May 14, 1908 (62 years)
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InfoRUSSELL, Daniel Lindsay, a Representative from North Carolina; born on Winnabow plantation, Brunswick County, near Wilmington, N.C., on August 7, 1845; received his early education from private teachers and attended the Bingham School in Orange County, N.C.; entered the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, but left upon the outbreak of the Civil War; served as a captain in the Confederate Army; member of the State house of commons 1864-1866; studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1866 and commenced practice in Wilmington, N.C.; judge of the superior courts for the fourth judicial circuit 1868-1874; elected as a delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1871; member of the State house of representatives in 1876; delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1876.

U.S. Representative (R,G-NC) 1879-1881.

Governor (R-NC) 1897-1901

Resumed the practice of law and also engaged in agricultural pursuits; died on Belville plantation, near Wilmington, N.C., May 14, 1908; interment in the family burying ground, Hickory Hill, Onslow County, N.C.

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