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  Moon, John A.
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AffiliationDemocratic   
NameJohn A. Moon
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Chattanooga, Tennessee , United States
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Born April 22, 1855
DiedJune 26, 1921 (66 years)
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Aug 17, 2015 11:40pm
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InfoMOON, John Austin, a Representative from Tennessee; born near Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Va., April 22, 1855; moved with his parents to Bristol, Va., in 1857 and then to Chattanooga, Tenn., in 1870; attended private and public schools and King College, Bristol, Tenn.; studied law; was admitted to the bar in March 1874 and commenced practice in Chattanooga, Tenn.; city attorney of Chattanooga in 1881 and 1882; member of the State Democratic executive committee in 1888; was commissioned in May 1889 as special circuit judge, twice reappointed, and held the office until January 3, 1891; appointed regular judge for the fourth circuit and served until August 1892; elected circuit judge in 1892; reelected in 1894 for a term of eight years but resigned when elected to Congress; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-fifth and to the eleven succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1897-March 3, 1921); chairman, Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads (Sixty-second through Sixty-fifth Congresses); delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1900; was renominated for Congress in 1921, but before election was taken ill and died in Chattanooga, Tenn., June 26, 1921; interment in Forest Hill Cemetery.


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  11/02/1920 TN District 3 Lost 47.69% (-3.89%)
  11/05/1918 TN - District 03 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/07/1916 TN - District 03 Won 53.85% (+8.53%)
  11/03/1914 TN - District 03 Won 90.19% (+80.38%)
  11/05/1912 TN - District 03 Won 67.36% (+43.80%)
  11/08/1910 TN - District 03 Won 56.87% (+15.14%)
  11/03/1908 TN - District 03 Won 60.19% (+20.37%)
  11/06/1906 TN - District 03 Won 56.85% (+14.70%)
  11/08/1904 TN - District 03 Won 53.23% (+7.26%)
  11/04/1902 TN - District 03 Won 97.63% (+95.27%)
  11/06/1900 TN - District 03 Won 52.07% (+5.02%)
  11/08/1898 TN - District 03 Won 58.87% (+18.25%)
  11/03/1896 TN - District 03 Won 51.89% (+4.74%)
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