Fowler, Joseph Smith, 1820-1902

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Dates:
Birth 1820-08-31
Death 1902-04-01

Biographical notes:

Joseph Smith Fowler (1820-1902) was a Republican senator from Tennessee, 1866-1867, and Washington, D.C., lawyer thereafter.

From the guide to the Joseph Smith Fowler Papers, ., 1863-1902, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.)

Educator, lawyer, and U.S. senator from Tennessee.

From the description of Joseph Smith Fowler papers, 1863-1903. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77600180

Republican senator from Tennessee, 1866-1867, and Washington, D.C., lawyer thereafter.

From the description of Joseph Smith Fowler papers, 1863-1902 [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 25031653

Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury, 1862-1865; U.S. Senator from Tennessee, 1865-1871; attorney.

From the description of Joseph Smith Fowler papers, 1809-1902, bulk 1871-1902. (Tennessee State Library & Archives). WorldCat record id: 26750986

Lawyer, educator; U.S. senator from Tennessee, 1866-1871.

From the description of Letter : Washington, [D.C.], to H[enry] C[lay] Whitney, 1867 Dec. 3. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 30798424

Biographical Note

  • 1820, Aug. 31: Born, Steubenville, Ohio
  • 1843: Graduated, Franklin College, New Athens, Ohio
  • 1844: Moved to Kentucky Taught school and studied law
  • 1845 - 1849 : Professor of mathematics, Franklin College, Davidson County, Tenn.
  • 1846: Married Maria Louisa Embry
  • 1856 - 1861 : President, Howard Female College, Gallatin, Tenn.
  • 1861: Moved to Springfield, Ill.
  • 1862: Moved to Nashville, Tenn. State comptroller in military government, Tennessee
  • 1866 - 1871 : United States senator from Tennessee
  • 1866: Delegate, Southern Loyalists' Convention, Independence Hall, Philadelphia, Pa.
  • 1871: Retired from the United States Senate Returned to Tennessee
  • 1902, Apr. 1: Died, Washington, D.C.

From the guide to the Joseph Smith Fowler Papers, 1863-1903, (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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Subjects:

  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
  • Johnson, Andrew--1808-1875--Impeachment
  • Currency question
  • Unionists (United States Civil War)

Occupations:

  • Educators
  • Senators, U.S. Congress--Tennessee
  • Lawyers

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Arkansas (as recorded)
  • Mississippi (as recorded)
  • Tennessee (as recorded)
  • Tennessee (as recorded)
  • Tennessee (as recorded)