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HUNTSMAN, Adam (1786-1849)

HUNTSMAN, ADAM, a Representative from Tennessee; born in Charlotte County, Va.,, February 11, 1786; moved to Jackson, Tenn.; elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1835-March 3, 1837); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1836 to the Twenty-fifth Congress; died August 23, 1849; interment in Old Salem Cemetery, Madison County, Tenn.

  • Mooney, Chase C. "The Political Career of Adam Huntsman." Tennessee Historical Quarterly 10 (June 1951): 99-126.