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James G. Spencer

Born: Sep 13, 1844

Death: Feb 22, 1926

Birthplace: United States of America

Nationality: United States

James G. Spencer

Date of Birth : Sep 13, 1844
Date of Death : Feb 22, 1926
Birth Place : United States of America

James Grafton Spencer was a U.S. Representative from Mississippi. Born near Port Gibson, Mississippi, Spencer attended private schools and Oakland College in 1861. During the Civil War enlisted in the Confederate States Army as a private in Cowan's battery of Light Artillery. He served until the close of the Civil War in the Army of Mississippi and in the Army of Tennessee. He returned to his home and engaged in agricultural pursuits. He served as member of the State house of representatives 1892-1894. Spencer was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-fourth Congress. He engaged in the real estate and insurance business. He died in Port Gibson, Mississippi, February 22, 1926. He was interred in Wintergreen Cemetery.

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