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us: Carmack, Edward Ward, 1858-1908


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  • Variants

    • us: Carmack, Ned, 1858-1908
    • us: Carmack, Ed, 1858-1908
    • us: Carmack, E. W. (Edward Ward), 1858-1908
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1858-11-05
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1908-11-09
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Castalian Springs (Tenn.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Nashville (Tenn.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Tennessee. General Assembly. House of Representatives
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. House
        • Affiliation Start: 1897
        • Affiliation End: 1901
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. Senate
        • Affiliation Start: 1901
        • Affiliation End: 1907
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Democratic Party (U.S.)
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Lawyers
          (lcsh) Legislators
            (lcsh) Newspaper editors
        • Sources

          • found: Majors, W.R. Editorial wild oats, c1984: CIP t.p. (Edward Ward Carmack) galleys (1858-1908; Tenn. editor & politician; Ned Carmack; Ed Carmack; Edward W. Carmack; E. W. Carmack)
          • found: LC data base, 5-10-84 (hdg.: Carmack, Edward Ward, 1858-1908)
          • found: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website, viewed July 20, 2017 (Carmack, Edward Ward, a Representative and a Senator from Tennessee; born near Castalian Springs, Sumner County, Tenn., November 5, 1858; attended Webb's School, Culleoka, Tenn.; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1879 and practiced in Columbia, Tenn.; city attorney of Columbia 1881; elected to the State house of representatives 1884; joined the staff of the Nashville Democrat in 1888; editor in chief of the Nashville American when the papers were merged; editor of the Memphis Commercial in 1892; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-fifth and Fifty-sixth Congresses (March 4, 1897-March 3, 1901); elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1901, to March 3, 1907; unsuccessful candidate in 1906 for reelection; resumed the practice of law; unsuccessful candidate for nomination as Governor in 1908; resumed editorship of the Nashville American; died in a gun fight in Nashville, Tenn., November 9, 1908; interment in Rose Hill Cemetery, Columbia, Tenn.)
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          • 2016-07-21: revised
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