Abraham McCLELLAN, Congress, TN (1789-1866)

McCLELLAN Abraham , a Representative from Tennessee; born at ``White Top,'' on Beaver Creek, Sullivan County, Tenn., October 4, 1789; attended the common schools and was graduated from Washington (Tenn.) College; engaged in agricultural pursuits; member of the State house of representatives 1823-1825, 1827-1829; served in the State senate 1829-1833; member of the convention to revise the State constitution in 1834; member of the Second Regiment, Second Brigade, Tennessee Mounted Volunteer Militia, in 1836 and 1837 during the Seminole War; elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-fifth, Twenty-sixth, and Twenty-seventh Congresses (March 4, 1837-March 3, 1843); resumed agricultural pursuits; died at his home, ``White Top,'' in Sullivan County, Tenn., May 3, 1866; interment in Weavers Cemetery, near Bristol, Tenn.

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

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