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us: Caperton, Allen Taylor, 1810-1876


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    • us: Caperton, Mr. (Allen Taylor), 1810-1876
  • Variants

    • us: Caperton, Mr. (Allen Taylor), 1810-1876
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1810-11-21
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1876-07-26
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Union (W. Va.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Washington (D.C.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Virginia
    • Organization

        (naf) University of Virginia
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Yale College (1718-1887)
        • Affiliation End: 1832
    • Organization

        (naf) Yale College (1718-1887)
    • Affiliation End

        1832
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Virginia. General Assembly. House of Delegates
        • Affiliation Start: 1841
        • Affiliation End: 1842
    • Organization

        (naf) Virginia. General Assembly. House of Delegates
    • Affiliation Start

        1841
    • Affiliation End

        1842
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Virginia. General Assembly. House of Delegates
        • Affiliation Start: 1857
        • Affiliation End: 1861
    • Organization

        (naf) Virginia. General Assembly. House of Delegates
    • Affiliation Start

        1857
    • Affiliation End

        1861
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Virginia. General Assembly. Senate
        • Affiliation Start: 1844
        • Affiliation End: 1848
    • Organization

        (naf) Virginia. General Assembly. Senate
    • Affiliation Start

        1844
    • Affiliation End

        1848
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Virginia. Constitutional Convention (1850-1851)
        • Affiliation Start: 1850
    • Organization

        (naf) Virginia. Constitutional Convention (1850-1851)
    • Affiliation Start

        1850
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Virginia State Convention of 1861 (Richmond, Va.)
        • Affiliation Start: 1861
    • Organization

        (naf) Virginia State Convention of 1861 (Richmond, Va.)
    • Affiliation Start

        1861
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Confederate States of America. Congress. Senate
        • Affiliation End: 1865
    • Organization

        (naf) Confederate States of America. Congress. Senate
    • Affiliation End

        1865
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. Senate
        • Affiliation Start: 1875
        • Affiliation End: 1876
    • Organization

        (naf) United States. Congress. Senate
    • Affiliation Start

        1875
    • Affiliation End

        1876
    • Has Affiliation

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

        (naf) Democratic Party (U.S.)
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
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  • Sources

    • found: In the Senate of the United States. April 4, 1876, 1876: p. 1 (Mr. Caperton, from the Committe on Claims)
    • found: Biog. dir. of the U.S. Cong. online, viewed Aug. 20, 2008 (Caperton, Allen Taylor; a Senator from W.V.; b. Nov. 21, 1810; d. July 26, 1876)
    • found: Biog. dir. of the U.S. Cong. website, September 25, 2015 (Caperton, Allen Taylor, (son of Hugh Caperton), a Senator from West Virginia; born near Union, Monroe County, Va. (now West Virginia), November 21, 1810; attended the public schools of Virginia and Huntsville, Ala., and the University of Virginia at Charlottesville; graduated from Yale College in 1832; studied law in Staunton, Va.; admitted to the bar and practiced; member, Virginia house of delegates 1841-1842; member, State senate 1844-1848; delegate to the State constitutional conventions in 1850 and 1861; member, State house of delegates 1857-1861; elected by the legislature of Virginia a member of the Confederate States Senate and served until 1865; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate from West Virginia and served from March 4, 1875, until his death in Washington, D.C., July 26, 1876; interment in Green Hill Cemetery, Union, W.Va)
    • found: Wikipedia website, September 28, 2015 (Allen Taylor Caperton ... a United States Senator from the State of West Virginia in 1875-1876 ... graduated from the University of Virginia at Charlottesville ... in 1861, he was a member of the Virginia Secession Convention)
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