Moon, John Austin, 1855-1921

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1855
Death 1921

Biographical notes:

Lawyer, jurist, and U.S. representative from Tennessee.

From the description of Papers of John Austin Moon, 1860-1921. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451927

Lawyer, jurist, and U.S. representative from Tennessee; of Chattanooga, Tenn.

From the description of John A. Moon collection, 1891-1919. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 244394657

Biographical Note

  • 1855, Apr. 22: Born near Charlottesville, Va.
  • 1857: Moved to Bristol, Va.
  • 1870: Moved to Chattanooga, Tenn.
  • circa 1872: Attended King College, Bristol, Tenn.
  • 1874: Admitted to Tennessee bar; commenced law practice in Chattanooga, Tenn
  • 1880: Democratic nominee for General Assembly of Tennessee
  • 1881 - 1882 : City attorney, Chattanooga, Tenn.
  • 1884: Married Adeline McDowell Deaderick
  • 1888: Member, executive committee, Democratic Party of Tennessee
  • 1897 - 1921 : Represented Tennessee in the United States House of Representatives
  • 1900: Delegate, Democratic National Convention
  • 1921, June 26: Died, Chattanooga, Tenn.

From the guide to the John Austin Moon Papers, 1832-1921, (bulk 1860-1921), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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Subjects:

  • Military Bases
  • Parcel post--United States
  • Indians of North America--Government relations
  • Merchants
  • Public works--Tennessee River Valley
  • Federal aid to transportation
  • Post office buildings
  • Roads
  • Practice of law
  • Practice of law--Tennessee--Chattanooga
  • Merchants--Virginia--Bristol
  • Postmasters
  • Law--United States--Territories and possessions
  • Business records
  • Roads--United States
  • Judges--Correspondence
  • Public works
  • Law
  • Postal service--United States

Occupations:

  • Legislators--United States
  • Jurists
  • Lawyers
  • Lawyers--Tennessee--Chattanooga
  • Representatives, U.S. Congress--Tennessee

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)
  • Bristol (Va.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Tennessee--Chattanooga (as recorded)
  • Tennessee (as recorded)
  • Chattanooga (Tenn.) (as recorded)
  • Tennessee--Cleveland (as recorded)
  • Hawaii (as recorded)
  • Tennessee--Athens (as recorded)
  • Chattanooga (Tenn.) (as recorded)
  • Virginia--Bristol (as recorded)
  • Tennessee River Valley (as recorded)
  • Indian Territory (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Tennessee (as recorded)
  • Tennessee--Chattanooga (as recorded)
  • Circuit courts (as recorded)