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Edward Isaac GOLLADAY

(1830-1897)

GOLLADAY, Edward Isaac, (brother of Jacob Shall Golladay), a Representative from Tennessee; born in Lebanon, Wilson County, Tenn., September 9, 1830; attended the common schools and was graduated from the literary department of Cumberland University, Lebanon, Tenn., in 1848 and from the law department of the same institution in 1849; was admitted to the bar in 1849 and commenced practice in Lebanon; member of the State house of representatives in 1857 and 1858; presidential elector on the Constitutional-Union ticket of Bell and Everett in 1860; served in the Confederate Army as a colonel during the entire Civil War; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-second Congress (March 4, 1871-March 3, 1873); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1872 to the Forty-third Congress; resumed the practice of law in Lebanon and Nashville; died in Columbia, S.C., while on a visit to his daughter, July 11, 1897; interment in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Lebanon, Tenn.

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

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