Gartrell, Lucius Jeremiah (01/07/1821-04/07/1891)

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Summary

  • Occupation: Soldier, U.S. and Confederate congressman, attorney
  • Number of Terms: 2

Subject

  • Gartrell, Lucius Jeremiah
  • Board of Regents
  • United States Congress
  • Representative
  • Democratic Party (U.S.)

Category

Smithsonian Board of Regents

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Regent type

Representative (Democrat)

State

Georgia

Notes

  • Left the U.S. Congress in 1861 to join the Confederacy, thereby removing himself from the Smithsonian Board of Regents.
  • American National Biography. 24 volumes. Edited by James A. Garraty and Mark C. Carnes. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999; Biographical Dictionary of the Confederacy. By Jon L. Wakelyn. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1977; Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-1971. The Continental Congress (September 5, 1774 to October 21, 1788) and the Congress of the United States (from the first through the ninety-first Congress March 4, 1789, to January 3, 1971, inclusive). Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1971; Dictionary of American Biography. Volumes 1-20. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1928-1936; Who Was Who in America. A component volume of "Who's Who in American History."Historical Volume, 1607-1896. Revised Edition. Chicago: Marquis Who's Who, 1967.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

  • Regent Tenure: 12/14/1857-03/1861
  • Civil War, 1861-1865

Topic

  • Legislators
  • Politicians
  • Lawyers
  • History
  • Regents
  • Georgia

Place

  • United States
  • Confederate States of America
  • Georgia

Form/Genre

Biographies

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