James M. Quarles, US Congress

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James Minor Quarles

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Birthplace: Louisa County Virginia
Death: Died in Nashville Davidson County Tennessee
Place of Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery Nashville Davidson County Tennessee
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Son of Garrett Quarles and Mary J Quarles
Husband of Mary Walker Quarles
Father of Eva Belle Quarles; Frances Quarles; Ellen Douglas Quarles; Robert Thomas Quarles; Lucy M Quarles and 7 others
Brother of Gen. William A. Quarles (CSA)

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About James M. Quarles, US Congress

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US Congressman. He was a Representative from Tennesse from 1859 to 1861. During the Civil War, he served in the Confederate Army in the brigade of his brother, Brigadier General William Andrew Quarles

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uarles was born near Louisa Court House in Louisa County, Virginia. He attended the common schools, and in 1833 moved to Kentucky with his father, who settled in Christian County. He completed preparatory studies, studied law, and was admitted to the bar in 1845. He commenced practice in Clarksville, Tennessee.

In 1853, he was elected to the tenth judicial circuit, and he served until 1859 when he resigned, having been elected to the Thirty-sixth Congress as a member of the Opposition Party. He was a U.S. Representative from March 4, 1859, to March 3, 1861.

During the Civil War, he served in the Confederate Army brigade of his brother, Brigadier General William A. Quarles, until the close of the war. He moved to Nashville, Tennessee, in 1872 and continued the practice of law. He was elected a judge of the criminal court in 1878, and he served until 1882 when he resigned and again resumed his law practice.

Quarles died in Nashville and was interred in Mount Olivet Cemetery.

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James M. Quarles, US Congress's Timeline

1823
1823
Louisa County Virginia
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Age 31
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