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  Ready, Charles
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NameCharles Ready
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Murfreesboro, Tennessee , United States
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Born December 22, 1802
DiedJune 04, 1878 (75 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
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Jan 12, 2015 10:24pm
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InfoREADY, Charles, (uncle of William T. Haskell), a Representative from Tennessee; born in Readyville, Rutherford (now Cannon) County, Tenn., December 22, 1802; attended the common schools and was graduated from Greeneville (Tenn.) College; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1825 and commenced practice in Murfreesboro, Tenn.; member of the state house of representatives in 1835; elected as a Whig to the Thirty-third Congress and reelected as an American Party candidate to the Thirty-fourth and Thirty-fifth Congresses (March 4, 1853-March 3, 1859); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1858 to the Thirty-sixth Congress; resumed the practice of law; died in Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tenn., June 4, 1878; interment in Evergreen Cemetery.


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  08/04/1859 TN - District 05 Lost 46.52% (-6.96%)
  08/06/1857 TN - District 05 Won 51.25% (+2.50%)
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  08/02/1855 TN - District 05 Won 91.79% (+83.59%)
  08/04/1853 TN - District 05 Won 57.86% (+15.71%)
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