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James Adams STALLWORTH

(1822-1861)

STALLWORTH, James Adams, a Representative from Alabama; born in Evergreen, Conecuh County, Ala., April 7, 1822; attended Old Field Piney Woods Schools; engaged as a planter; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1848 and commenced practice in Evergreen, Ala.; member of the State house of representatives 1845-1848; solicitor for the second judicial circuit of Alabama in 1850 and 1855; unsuccessful candidate for election in 1854 to the Thirty-fourth Congress; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-fifth and Thirty-sixth Congresses and served from March 4, 1857, to January 21, 1861, when he withdrew; died near Evergreen, Conecuh County, Ala., August 31, 1861; interment in Evergreen Cemetery.

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

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