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  Hunter, Andrew Jackson
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NameAndrew Jackson Hunter
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Paris, Illinois , United States
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Born December 17, 1831
DiedJanuary 12, 1913 (81 years)
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InfoHUNTER, Andrew Jackson, a Representative from Illinois; born in Greencastle, Putnam County, Ind., December 17, 1831; moved with his parents to Paris, Edgar County, Ill., in 1832; attended the common schools and Edgar Academy; engaged as a civil engineer 1852-1856; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1856 and commenced practice in Paris; member of the State senate 1864-1868; member of the board of investigation of State institutions; unsuccessful candidate in 1870 to the Forty-second Congress and again, in 1882, to the Forty-eighth Congress; judge of the Edgar County court 1886-1892; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-third Congress (March 4, 1893-March 3, 1895); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1894 to the Fifty-fourth Congress; elected to the Fifty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1897-March 3, 1899); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1898 to the Fifty-sixth Congress; delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1908; died in Paris, Ill., January 12, 1913; interment in Edgar Cemetery.


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