Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Chrisman, James Stone

Chrisman, James Stone, a Representative from Kentucky; born in Monticello, Wayne County, Ky., September 14, 1818; attended the common schools; engaged in agricultural pursuits; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1849 and commenced practice in Monticello, Wayne County, Ky.; unsuccessful candidate for election to the State house of representatives in 1845 and 1847 and for presidential elector in 1848 and 1852; delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1849; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-third Congress (March 4, 1853-March 3, 1855); unsuccessfully contested the election of William C. Anderson to the Thirty-sixth Congress; Representative from Kentucky to the First and Second Confederate Congresses 1862-1865; member of the State house of representatives 1869-1871; resumed the practice of law in Monticello, Ky., where he died July 29, 1881; interment in a private cemetery on his farm.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Chrisman, James Stone," 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.974 Original Sources, accessed September 30, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=L7XGJR5SCN8Q8QG.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Chrisman, James Stone." 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.974, Original Sources. 30 Sep. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=L7XGJR5SCN8Q8QG.

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