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Lemuel Phillips PADGETT


PADGETT, Lemuel Phillips, a Representative from Tennessee; born in Columbia, Maury County, Tenn., November 28, 1855; attended private schools in the county, and was graduated from Erskine College, Due West, S.C., in 1876; began the study of law in September 1876; was admitted to the bar in March 1877 and commenced practice in Columbia, Tenn., in January 1879; member of the State senate, 1899-1901; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-seventh and to the ten succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1901, until his death in Washington, D.C., August 2, 1922; chairman, Committee on Naval Affairs (Sixty-second through Sixty-fifth Congresses); interment in Rose Hill Cemetery, Columbia, Tenn.

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

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