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  Reed, Thomas Buck
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NameThomas Buck Reed
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Lexington, Mississippi , United States
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Born May 07, 1787
DiedNovember 26, 1829 (42 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
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Apr 18, 2016 05:38pm
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InfoREED, Thomas Buck, a Senator from Mississippi; born near Lexington, Ky., May 7, 1787; attended the public schools and the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University); studied law; admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Lexington in 1808; moved to Natchez, Miss., in 1809; city clerk in 1811; unsuccessful candidate for Delegate to Congress in 1813; attorney general of Mississippi 1821-1826; elected to the State house of representatives in 1825 but declined to take his seat; elected to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of David Holmes and served from January 28, 1826, to March 3, 1827; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1827; again elected to the United States Senate in 1828 and served from March 4, 1829, until his death in Lexington, Ky., November 26, 1829; interment in the Old Baptist Cemetery.


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