Moon, John Austin, 1855-1921

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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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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Moon, John Austin, 1855-1921. John A. Moon collection, 1891-1919. Chattanooga-Hamilton County Bicentennial Library
creatorOf Moon, John Austin, 1855-1921. Papers of John Austin Moon, 1860-1921. Library of Congress
creatorOf John Austin Moon Papers, 1832-1921, (bulk 1860-1921) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
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associatedWith Appling, Austin M. person
associatedWith Appling, Austin M. (Austin Maurice), 1794- Austin M. Appling account ledgers. 1832-1862 person
associatedWith Chattanooga (Tenn.). City Attorney. corporateBody
associatedWith Dodson & Moon. corporateBody
associatedWith Dodson & Moon, Chattanooga, Tenn. corporateBody
associatedWith Exposition universelle internationale de 1900 (Paris, France) corporateBody
associatedWith Goulding, B. L. person
associatedWith Hawaii. Organic Act. corporateBody
associatedWith Keith, C. F. person
correspondedWith McKinley, William, 1843-1901 person
associatedWith Tennessee. Supreme Court. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Congress. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Congress. House. Committee on Post Office and Post Roads. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Congress. House. Post Office Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Post Office Dept. corporateBody
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United States
Bristol (Va.)
United States
Tennessee--Chattanooga
Tennessee
Chattanooga (Tenn.)
Tennessee--Cleveland
Hawaii
Tennessee--Athens
Chattanooga (Tenn.)
Virginia--Bristol
Tennessee River Valley
Indian Territory
United States
Tennessee
Tennessee--Chattanooga
Circuit courts
Subject
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
Occupation
Legislators--United States
Jurists
Lawyers
Lawyers--Tennessee--Chattanooga
Representatives, U.S. Congress--Tennessee
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Birth 1855

Death 1921

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