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  Speight, Jesse
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NameJesse Speight
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Greene County, North Carolina , United States
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Born September 21, 1795
DiedMay 01, 1847 (51 years)
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Dec 31, 2015 07:26pm
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InfoSPEIGHT, Jesse, a Representative from North Carolina and a Senator from Mississippi; born in Greene County, N.C., September 22, 1795; attended the country schools; member, State house of commons 1820, and served as speaker; member, State senate 1823-1827; elected from North Carolina to the Twenty-first and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1829-March 3, 1837); was not a candidate for renomination; moved to Plymouth, Miss.; member, State senate 1841-1844, and served as president; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate from Mississippi and served from March 4, 1845, until his death; chairman, Committee on Engrossed Bills (Twenty-ninth Congress), Committee to Audit and Control the Contingent Expenses (Twenty-ninth Congress); died in Columbus, Miss., May 1, 1847; interment in Friendship Cemetery.

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  11/03/1844 MS US Senate Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  08/13/1835 NC District 04 Won 57.28% (+14.56%)
  06/02/1834 US House Speaker Lost 4.79% (-25.53%)
  08/08/1833 NC District 04 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  08/11/1831 NC District 04 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  12/17/1830 NC Governor Lost 5.19% (-25.14%)
  12/06/1830 NC US Senate Lost 8.27% (-30.45%)
  08/13/1829 NC District 04 Won 64.45% (+38.28%)
  11/17/1828 NC State Senate Speaker Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  08/14/1828 NC St Senate - Greene County Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  08/09/1827 NC St Senate - Greene County Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  08/14/1826 NC Senate - Greene County Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  08/12/1825 NC Senate - Greene County Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  08/13/1824 NC Senate - Greene County Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  08/14/1823 NC Senate - Greene County Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
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