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  Cox, Nicholas N.
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AffiliationDemocratic   
NameNicholas N. Cox
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Franklin, Tennessee , United States
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Born January 06, 1837
DiedMay 02, 1912 (75 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
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Jan 22, 2015 10:52pm
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InfoCOX, Nicholas Nichols, a Representative from Tennessee; born in Bedford County, Tenn., January 6, 1837; went to Seguin, Tex., in early childhood; attended the common schools; served on the Mexican frontier; was graduated from Lebanon (Tenn.) Law School in 1858; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice at Linden, Tenn.; was a colonel in the Tenth Tennessee Cavalry of the Confederate Army during the Civil War, serving principally with General Forrest; settled in Franklin, Williamson County, Tenn., in 1866; engaged in agricultural pursuits; presidential elector on the Democratic ticket of Breckinridge and Lane in 1860; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-second and to the four succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1891-March 3, 1901); declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1900; resumed the practice of law and engaged in banking in Franklin, Tenn., where he died May 2, 1912; interment in Mount Hope Cemetery.


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