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Scotch-Irish ancestry Politicians in Arkansas

  Solomon Saladin Calhoon (1838-1908) — also known as S. S. Calhoon — of Yazoo City, Yazoo County, Miss.; Helena (now part of Helena-West Helena), Phillips County, Ark.; Canton, Madison County, Miss.; Jackson, Hinds County, Miss. Born near Brandenburg, Meade County, Ky., January 2, 1838. Democrat. Lawyer; private secretary to Gov. William McWillie, 1857; newspaper editor; colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; circuit judge in Mississippi, 1876-82; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1888 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); delegate to Mississippi state constitutional convention, 1890; justice of Mississippi state supreme court, 1900-08; appointed 1900; died in office 1908. Episcopalian. Scotch-Irish and German ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Died November 10, 1908 (age 70 years, 313 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Calhoon and Louisiana (Brandenburg) Calhoon; married, December 21, 1865, to Margaret McWillie (daughter of William McWillie).
  Political family: Calhoon-McWillie family of Mississippi and Kentucky.
  Hamilton Rowan Gamble (1789-1864) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Winchester, Va., November 29, 1789. Whig. Lawyer; secretary of state of Missouri, 1824-26; justice of Missouri state supreme court, 1851-55; resigned 1855; Governor of Missouri, 1861-64; died in office 1864. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Died in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., January 31, 1864 (age 74 years, 63 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Gamble and Anne (Hamilton) Gamble; married 1827 to Caroline J. Coalter.
  See also National Governors Association biography — Wikipedia article
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