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John Henry Lumpkin

John Henry Lumpkin (June 13, 1812 – July 10, 1860) was an American politician, lawyer and jurist.

Lumpkin was born in

Lumpkin was re-elected to the U.S. Congress in 1854 and served from March 4, 1855, until March 3, 1857, but he chose not to run for re-election in 1856. He returned to Rome and continued practicing law. In 1856, Lumpkin was one of the leading democratic candidates for nomination to governorship of Georgia,[1] however, Lumpkin's last run for public office was his unsuccessful campaign for the 1860 Democratic National Convention in Charleston, South Carolina. Lumpkin died in the summer of 1860 in Rome and was buried in that city's Oak Hill Cemetery.

United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Howell Cobb
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Succeeded by
Elections by district
Preceded by
Elections at large
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Succeeded by
Thomas C. Hackett
Preceded by
Elijah W. Chastain
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Succeeded by
Augustus Romaldus Wright

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