Snead, Thomas L. (Thomas Lowndes), 1828-1890

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Birth 1828-01-10
Death 1890-10-17

Biographical notes:

County official and state representative from Johnston Co., N.C.

From the description of Papers, 1856-1871. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 40761600

"Col. Thomas Lowndes Snead... was born in Henrico County, Va., Jan. 10, 1828. He was graduated from Richmond College in 1846 and the University of Virginia in 1848, and afterward studied law. He moved to St. Louis in 1850... In 1861 Mr. Snead was appointed aide de camp of Gen. Claiborne F. Jackson... In 1866 he was admitted to the bar of New-York." -- Obituary, Thomas L. Snead. New York Times. October 19, 1890.

David G. Cotting was the Georgia Secretary of State from 1868 - 1873.

"James M. Smith, a lawyer, Confederate colonel, and Confederate congressman, served as Georgia's governor from 1872 to 1877. Smith rose to the chief executive office on the tide of reaction against Radical Republicanism that toppled Governor Rufus Bullock in 1871. Smith's election marked the end of Reconstruction in Georgia and the beginning of more than a century of Democratic Party rule." - "James M. Smith (1823-1890)," New Georgia Encyclopedia. (Retrieved July 16, 2008)

"Jeremiah Milbank, the banker... died of heart disease... yesterday. Mr. Milbank was born in this city April 18, 1818." -- Obituary, Jeremiah Milbank. New York Times. June 2, 1884. p. 5.

John Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) "American financier and industrial organizer, one of the world's foremost financial figures during the two pre-World War I decades. He reorganized several major railroads and consolidated the United States Steel, International Harvester, and General Electric corporations." -- "John Pierpont Morgan." Encyclopaedia Britannica online. Academic ed. (Retrieved April 28, 2010)

From the description of Thomas L. Snead papers concerning Georgia bonds, 1871-1882. (University of Georgia). WorldCat record id: 610041877


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