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Nathaniel Dick WALLACE

(1845-1894)

WALLACE, Nathaniel Dick, a Representative from Louisiana; born in Columbia, Maury County, Tenn., October 27, 1845; attended the common schools, and was graduated from Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, in 1865; returned to the United States in 1867 and engaged in the commission business at New Orleans, La., in 1878; twice elected president of the New Orleans Produce Exchange; active in manufacturing enterprises; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-ninth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Michael Hahn and served from December 9, 1886, to March 3, 1887; was not a candidate for renomination in 1886 to the Fiftieth Congress; president of Consumers Ice Co., New Orleans, from 1886 until his death July 16, 1894, in Kenilworth, near Asheville, N.C.; interment in Metairie Cemetery, New Orleans, La.

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

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