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James E. Bailey

James Edmund Bailey
United States Senator
from Tennessee
In office
January 19, 1877 – March 4, 1881
Preceded by David M. Key
Succeeded by Howell E. Jackson
Personal details
Born (1822-08-15)August 15, 1822
Montgomery County, Tennessee
Died December 29, 1885(1885-12-29) (aged 63)
Clarksville, Tennessee
Political party Democratic

James Edmund Bailey (August 15, 1822 – December 29, 1885) was a Democratic United States Senator from Tennessee from 1877 to 1881.

Biography

Bailey was born in Montgomery County, Tennessee. He attended the Clarksville Academy and the former University of Nashville. He then studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1843, starting a practice in Clarksville, Tennessee. In 1853 he was elected to the Tennessee House of Representatives as a Whig.

During the Civil War he served in the 49th Tennessee as a colonel. He was appointed by governor of Tennessee John C. Brown to the Court of Arbitration in 1874. He was elected by the Tennessee General Assembly as a Democrat to the balance of the unexpired term of the late Andrew Johnson, serving from January 19, 1877 to March 4, 1881. In the 46th Congress he was

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