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Terrell County

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Terrell County

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  • Dawson Cedar Hill Cemetery

    Cedar Hill Cemetery
    Dawson, Terrell County, Georgia
    Politicians buried here:
    James M. Griggs James Mathews Griggs (1861-1910) — also known as James M. Griggs — of Dawson, Terrell County, Ga. Born in LaGrange, Troup County, Ga., March 29, 1861. Democrat. Lawyer; solicitor-general, Pataula judicial circuit, 1888-93; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1892; circuit judge in Georgia, 1893-96; U.S. Representative from Georgia 2nd District, 1897-1910; died in office 1910. Died in Dawson, Terrell County, Ga., January 5, 1910 (age 48 years, 282 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, September 1902

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