|Name||Edward C. Cabell|
Tallahassee, Florida , United States
|| February 05, 1816
|Died||February 28, 1896
Jan 05, 2015 02:23am
|Info||CABELL, Edward Carrington, a Representative from Florida; born in Richmond, Va., February 5, 1816; attended Washington College (now Washington and Lee University), Lexington, Va., in 1832 and 1833 and Reynolds’ Classical Academy in 1833 and 1834; was graduated from the University of Virginia at Charlottesville in 1836; moved to Florida in 1837 and engaged in agricultural pursuits near Tallahassee; delegate to the Territorial convention to form a State constitution in 1838; returned to Virginia; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1840; returned to Tallahassee, Fla. |
U.S. Representative (W-FL) 1845-1846; election was successfully contested.
U.S. Representative (W-FL) 1847-1853; chairman, Committee on Expenditures on Public Buildings (Thirtieth-Congress); unsuccessful candidate in 1852 for reelection to the Thirty-third Congress
Resumed the practice of law in Tallahassee; moved to St. Louis, Mo., in 1859; during the Civil War served in the Confederate Army with rank of lieutenant colonel; engaged in the practice of law in New York City 1868-1872, and subsequently in St. Louis, Mo.; member of the State senate of Missouri 1878-1882; died in St. Louis, Mo., February 28, 1896; interment in Bellefontaine Cemetery.