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  Hooker, Charles E.
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AffiliationDemocratic   
NameCharles E. Hooker
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Jackson, Mississippi , United States
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Born 00, 1825
DiedJanuary 08, 1914 (89 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
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Jul 31, 2015 01:27am
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InfoHOOKER, Charles Edward, a Representative from Mississippi; born in Union, Union County, S.C., in 1825; raised in Laurens District, S.C.; attended the common schools, and was graduated from the Harvard Law School in 1846; was admitted to the bar in 1848 and commenced practice in Jackson, Miss.; district attorney of the river district 1850-1854; member of the State house of representatives in 1859; resigned to enter the Confederate Army as a private during the Civil War; became lieutenant and later captain in the First Regiment of Mississippi Light Artillery; promoted to the rank of colonel of Cavalry; elected attorney general of Mississippi in 1865 and the same year was removed with the other officers of the State by the military authorities; again elected in 1868; resumed the practice of law in Jackson, Miss.; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-fourth and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1875-March 3, 1883); delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1884; elected to the Fiftieth and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1887-March 3, 1895); again elected to the Fifty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1901-March 3, 1903); continued the practice of law in Jackson, Miss., where he died January 8, 1914; interment in Greenwood Cemetery.


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