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  Jameson, John
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NameJohn Jameson
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Fulton, Missouri , United States
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Born March 06, 1802
DiedJanuary 24, 1857 (54 years)
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Dec 13, 2014 04:54pm
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InfoJAMESON, John, a Representative from Missouri; born near Mount Sterling, Montgomery County, Ky., March 6, 1802; attended the common schools; moved to Callaway County, Mo., in 1825; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1826 and commenced practice in Fulton, Mo.; held several local offices; member of the State house of representatives 1830-1836 and served as speaker in 1834 and 1836; elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-sixth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Albert G. Harrison and served from December 12, 1839, to March 3, 1841; was not a candidate for renomination in 1840; elected to the Twenty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1843-March 3, 1845); was not a candidate for renomination in 1844; elected to the Thirtieth Congress (March 4, 1847-March 3, 1849); was not a candidate for renomination in 1848; ordained as a minister in the Christian Church; also engaged in agricultural pursuits; served as a captain in the Black Hawk War; died in Fulton, Mo., January 24, 1857; interment in the Jameson family cemetery near Fulton, Mo.


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  08/02/1846 MO District 2 Won 81.09% (+62.17%)
  08/01/1842 MO At-Large Won 19.31% (+0.26%)
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