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John M. Landrum

John M. Landrum

American politician
John M. Landrum
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Intro American politician
Was Politician Lawyer
From United States of America
Type Law Politics
Gender male
Birth 3 July 1815, Edgefield County, South Carolina, U.S.A.
Death 18 October 1861, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, U.S.A. (aged 46 years)
Star sign Cancer
Politics Democratic Party
The details (from wikipedia)


John Morgan Landrum (July 3, 1815 – October 18, 1861) was a U.S. Representative from Louisiana.

Born in Edgefield District, South Carolina, Landrum pursued classical studies and was graduated from South Carolina College (now the University of South Carolina) at Columbia in 1842. He taught school for several years. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1844 and commenced the practice of law in Shreveport, Louisiana. He served as mayor of Shreveport in 1848 and 1849.

Landrum was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-sixth Congress (March 4, 1859 – March 3, 1861). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1860 to the Thirty-seventh Congress. He continued the practice of his profession until his death in Shreveport on October 18, 1861.

He was interred in Oakland Cemetery.

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