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John Hall FULTON

(1836)

FULTON, John Hall, (brother of Andrew Steele Fulton), a Representative from Virginia; born in Augusta County, Va., birth date unknown; attended the common schools and was graduated from Hampden-Sidney College, Hampden-Sidney, Va.; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Abingdon, Va.; member of the State house of delegates in 1823 and 1824; served in the State senate, 1829-1831; elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-third Congress (March 4, 1833-March 3, 1835); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1834 to the Twenty-fourth Congress; also was a candidate for election to the Twenty-fifth Congress at the time of his death in Abingdon, Washington County, Va., January 28, 1836; interment in Sinking Spring Cemetery.

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

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