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  Shields, Ebenezer J.
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NameEbenezer J. Shields
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Nashville, Tennessee , United States
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Born December 22, 1778
DiedApril 21, 1846 (67 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
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Jan 12, 2015 08:44pm
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InfoSHIELDS, Ebenezer J., a Representative from Tennessee; born in Georgia, December 22, 1778; moved to Tennessee in 1809 and settled on Robertson Fork Creek near Lynnville, Giles County; completed preparatory studies; was graduated from the University of Nashville, Tennessee, in 1827; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Pulaski, Tenn.; member of the state house of representatives 1833-1835; elected as an Anti-Jacksonian to the Twenty-fourth Congress and reelected as a Whig to the Twenty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1835-March 3, 1839); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1838 to the Twenty-sixth Congress; resumed the practice of law in Pulaski, Tenn.; moved to Memphis, Tenn., in 1844 and continued the practice of his profession; died near La Grange, Fayette County, Tex., April 21, 1846.


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  05/06/1841 TN - District 10 Lost 15.63% (-65.33%)
  08/01/1839 TN - District 10 Lost 42.23% (-15.53%)
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