James Stephen Green (1817 - 1870)

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Birthplace: Fauquier County, VA, USA
Death: Died in St Louis, MO, USA
Managed by: Doug Robinson
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About James Stephen Green

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_S._Green

James Stephen Green (February 28, 1817 – January 19, 1870) was a United States Representative and Senator from Missouri.


Early life and education


Born near Rectortown in Fauquier County, Virginia, he attended the common schools and moved to Alabama and then to Missouri about 1838. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1840 and commenced practice in Monticello, Missouri.


Family


His brother, Martin E. Green became a Confederate brigadier general during the American Civil War.


Political career


He was a delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1845 and was elected as a Democrat to the 30th and 31st Congresses, serving from March 4, 1847 to March 4, 1851. He was not a candidate for renomination in 1850, and was Chargé d'Affaires to Colombia in 1853–1854.


He was appointed Minister Resident in June 1854, but did not present his credentials; he was elected to the 35th Congress, but did not take his seat, having been elected to the U.S. Senate to fill the vacancy in the term commencing March 4, 1855, and served from January 12, 1857, to March 4, 1861. While in the Senate, he was chairman of the Committee on Territories (35th and 36th Congresses).


Death


Green died in St. Louis, Missouri in 1870, his interment was in the Old Cemetery, Canton.

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James S. Green, U.S. Senator's Timeline

1817
February 28, 1817
Fauquier County, VA, USA
1870
January 19, 1870
Age 52
St Louis, MO, USA
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Forest Grove Cemetery Canton Lewis County Missouri