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Harry Cage

Born: May 5, 1795

Death: Dec 31, 1858

Nationality: United States

Harry Cage

Date of Birth : May 5, 1795
Date of Death : Dec 31, 1858

Harry Cage was a U.S. Representative from Mississippi. Born at Cages Bend of the Cumberland River, Sumner County, Tennessee, Cage moved to Wilkinson County, Mississippi, in early youth. He studied law and was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Woodville, Mississippi. He served as judge of the Supreme Court of Mississippi, from 1829 to 1832. Cage was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-third Congress. He retired from the practice of law and settled on Woodlawn plantation in the parish of Terrebonne, near the town of Houma, in Louisiana. He died while on a visit to New Orleans, Louisiana, in 1859. He was interred in the cemetery of the Stewart family in Wilkinson County, Mississippi.

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