John King Luttrell, US Congress

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John King Luttrell

Birthplace: Knox, TN, USA
Death: Died in Sitka, Sitka, AK, USA
Place of Burial: Fort Jones Cemetery Fort Jones (Siskiyou County) Siskiyou County California
Immediate Family:

Son of James Axley Luttrell and Arabella Luttrell
Husband of Samantha J. Luttrell
Father of Henry J. W. Luttrell; Ara Jane Luttrell; Francis Monroe Luttrell; John Green Luttrell; Herbert Lee Luttrell and 1 other
Brother of Samuel Jackson Luttrell; Mary Jane Luttrell; James Monroe Luttrell; Sarah Luttrell; Lloyd Benjamin Luttrell and 1 other

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About John King Luttrell, US Congress

John King Luttrell (June 27, 1831 – October 4, 1893) was a U.S. Representative from California.

Born near Knoxville, Tennessee, Luttrell attended the common schools. He moved with his parents to a farm in Alabama in 1844. He moved to Missouri in 1845 with his parents, who settled on a farm near St. Joseph. He moved to California in 1852 and engaged in mining. He settled in Yolo County and engaged in agricultural pursuits. He moved to Prairie City (later Folsom) in 1853, to El Dorado County in 1854 and thence to Watsonville in Santa Cruz County, and to Alameda County. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Oakland in 1856. He was a Justice of the Peace in Brooklyn (now a part of Oakland) in 1856 and 1857. He moved to Siskiyou County in 1858 and purchased a ranch near Fort Jones. He engaged in agricultural pursuits, mining, and the practice of law. He was sergeant at arms of the California State Assembly in 1865 and 1866. He again served as a member of the Assembly in 1871 and 1872.

Luttrell was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-third, Forty-fourth, and Forty-fifth Congresses (March 4, 1873 – March 4, 1879). He declined to be a candidate for reelection. He resumed the practice of law, farming, and mining. He served as member of the board of state prison directors from 1887 to 1889. He was appointed United States Commissioner of Fisheries and special agent of the United States Treasury for Alaska in 1893. He died in Sitka, Alaska at age 62, and was interred in Fort Jones Cemetery, Fort Jones, California.

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John King Luttrell, US Congress's Timeline

June 27, 1831
Knox, TN, USA
Age 23
Paracie, Sacramento, CA, USA
Age 25
Paracie, Sacramento, CA, USA
Age 27
Paracie, Sacramento, CA, USA
Age 32
Paracie, Sacramento, CA, USA
Age 34
Paracie, Sacramento, CA, USA
Age 41
Paracie, Sacramento, CA, USA
October 4, 1893
Age 62
Sitka, Sitka, AK, USA
Fort Jones Cemetery Fort Jones (Siskiyou County) Siskiyou County California