|Name||John R.J. Daniel|
|Address|| Halifax County|
Halifax, North Carolina , United States
|| January 13, 1802
|Died||June 22, 1868
Aug 14, 2015 03:50am
|Info||DANIEL, John Reeves Jones, a Representative from North Carolina; born near Halifax, Halifax County, N.C., January 13, 1802; instructed privately at home; was graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1821; studied law; was admitted to the North Carolina bar in 1823 and commenced the practice of law in Halifax, N.C. |
NC House (D-Halifax County) 1832-1834
Attorney General (D-NC) 1835-1841
U.S. Representative (D-NC) 1841-1853; chairman, Committee on Claims (Twenty-ninth, Thirty-first, and Thirty-second Congresses). Was not a candidate for renomination in 1853.
Resumed the practice of law; moved to Louisiana in 1860 and settled near Shreveport; continued the practice of law and also engaged in planting; died in Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La., June 22, 1868.