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  Nabers, Benjamin D.
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NameBenjamin D. Nabers
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Holly Springs, Mississippi , United States
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Born November 07, 1812
DiedSeptember 06, 1878 (65 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
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Jun 25, 2015 02:06am
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InfoNABERS, Benjamin Duke, a Representative from Mississippi; born in Franklin, Williamson County, Tenn., November 7, 1812; attended the common schools; moved to Hickory Flat, Miss.; engaged as a commission merchant; held several local offices; elected as a Unionist to the Thirty-second Congress (March 4, 1851-March 3, 1853); unsuccessful Unionist candidate for reelection in 1852 to the Thirty-third Congress; moved to Memphis, Tenn.; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1860 and commenced practice in Memphis, Tenn.; presidential elector on the Constitutional-Union ticket of Bell and Everett in 1860; returned to Mississippi and settled at Holly Springs, Marshall County, in 1860; chancery clerk 1870-1874; member of the governing board of the State penitentiary at Jackson, Miss., for two years; died at Holly Springs, Miss., September 6, 1878; interment in Hill Crest Cemetery.


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