|Address|| Montgomery County|
Lawrenceville, North Carolina , United States
|| August 14, 1787
|Died||December 12, 1859
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|Info||DEBERRY, Edmund, a Representative from North Carolina; born in Lawrenceville (now Mount Gilead), Montgomery County, N.C., August 14, 1787; attended school at High Shoals; engaged in agricultural pursuits and also in the operation of cotton mills and flour mills; member of the State senate 1806-1811, 1813, 1814, 1820, 1821, and 1826-1828; served as justice of the peace. |
Candidate for Presidential Elector (NR-NC) 1828
U.S. Representative (NR,W-NC) 1829-31, 1833-45, 1849-51; chairman, Committee on Agriculture (Twenty-fifth through Twenty-eighth Congresses).
Resumed his former agricultural and business pursuits; died at his home in Pee Dee Township, Montgomery County, N.C., December 12, 1859; interment in the family cemetery on his plantation near Mount Gilead.