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  Bunch, Samuel
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AffiliationWhig   
NameSamuel Bunch
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, Tennessee , United States
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Born December 04, 1786
DiedSeptember 05, 1849 (62 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifedRBH
Feb 06, 2013 02:43pm
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InfoBUNCH, Samuel, a Representative from Tennessee; born in Grainger County, Tenn., December 4, 1786; attended the public schools; engaged in agricultural pursuits; served in the Creek War as captain of a company of mounted riflemen under General Jackson and participated in the attack on Hillibeetown November 18, 1813; sheriff of Grainger County for several years; elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-third Congress and reelected as an Anti-Jacksonian to the Twenty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1833-March 3, 1837); resumed agricultural pursuits; died on his farm near Rutledge, Grainger County, Tenn., September 5, 1849; interment in a private cemetery on his farm near Rutledge.


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  08/03/1837 TN - District 02 Lost 40.14% (-7.13%)
  08/06/1835 TN - District 02 Won 68.32% (+36.65%)
  08/02/1833 TN - District 02 Won 70.41% (+40.82%)
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