Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Sprigg, James Cresap

Sprigg, James Cresap (brother of Michael Cresap Sprigg), a Representative from Kentucky; born in Frostburg, Md., in 1802; completed preparatory studies; moved to Shelbyville, Shelby County, Ky.; studied law; was admitted to the bar and practiced; held several local offices; member of the State house of representatives 1830-1834 and 1837-1840; elected to the Twenty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1841-March 3, 1843); unsuccessful candidate as an Independent for reelection in 1842 to the Twenty-eighth Congress; resumed the practice of law; again a member of the State house of representatives in 1852, and served until his death in Shelbyville, Ky., October 3, 1852; interment in Grove Hill Cemetery.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Sprigg, James Cresap," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1850 Original Sources, accessed January 17, 2020, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3TQDQY53C8R7BMI.

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