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Julian HARTRIDGE

(1829-1879)

HARTRIDGE, Julian, a Representative from Georgia; born in Savannah, Ga., September 9, 1829; attended Chatham Academy and Montpelier Institute; was graduated from Brown University, Providence, R.I., in 1848, and from Harvard Law School in 1850; was admitted to the bar in 1851 and commenced practice in Savannah, Ga.; solicitor general of the eastern judicial circuit of Georgia 1854-1858; member of the State house of representatives in 1858 and 1859; delegate to the Democratic National Convention at Charleston in 1860; during the Civil War served one year in the Confederate Army as a lieutenant in the Chatham Artillery; member of the First and Second Confederate Congresses 1862-1865; delegate to the Democratic National Conventions in 1872 and 1876; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-fourth and Forty-fifth Congresses and served from March 4, 1875, until his death in Washington, D.C., January 8, 1879; interment in Laurel Grove Cemetery, Savannah, Ga.

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

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