| Share
History and GovernmentCongressional BiographiesGeorgia

Judson Claudius CLEMENTS


CLEMENTS, Judson Claudius, a Representative from Georgia; born near Villanow, Walker County, Ga., February 12, 1846; attended the common schools; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War as a first lieutenant in the First Regiment, Georgia State Troops, Stovall’s brigade; was wounded at Atlanta July 22, 1864; studied law at Cumberland University, Lebanon, Tenn.; was admitted to the bar in 1869 and commenced practice in La Fayette, Walker County, Ga.; served as school commissioner of Walker County in 1871 and 1872; member of the State house of representatives 1872-1876; served in the State senate 1877-1880; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-seventh and to the four succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1881-March 3, 1891); was not a candidate for renomination in 1890; appointed on March 17, 1892, a member, and in 1911 became chairman, of the Interstate Commerce Commission and served until his death in Washington, D.C., June 18, 1917; interment in Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

Related Links

Premium Partner Content
HighBeam Research
Documents Images and Maps Reference
(from Newspapers, Magazines, Journals, Newswires, Transcripts and Books)

Research our extensive archive of more than 80 million articles from 6,500 publications.

Additional search results provided by HighBeam Research, LLC. © Copyright 2005. All rights reserved.

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring