TERRELL, JOSEPH MERIWETHER, a Senator from Georgia; born in Greenville, Meriwether County, Ga., June 6,
1861; attended the common schools; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1882 and commenced
practice in Greenville, Ga.; member, State house of representatives 1884-1887; member, State
senate 1890; attorney general of Georgia 1892-1902; Governor of Georgia 1902-1907; resumed
the practice of law in Atlanta, Ga.; appointed as a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the
vacancy caused by the death of Alexander S. Clay and served from November 17, 1910, to July 14,
1911, when he resigned; again resumed the practice of his profession in Atlanta, Ga., and died there
November 17, 1912; interment in the City Cemetery, Greenville, Ga.