Irby, John Laurens Manning, 1854-1900

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U.S. Senator from S.C.; native of Laurens, S.C.; educated at Princeton (1870-1871) and University of Virginia (1871-1873); member, S.C. House, 1886-1892, serving as speaker in 1890; elected as a Democrat to the U.S. Senate, where he served from 4 Mar. 1891, to 3 Mar. 1897; Irby was not a candidate for reelection for his own seat, but ran unsuccessfully for U.S. Senate in 1897 to fill the vacancy caused by the death of his cousin Joseph H. Earle (1847-1897).

From the description of John Laurens Manning Irby papers, 1890-c.1897. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 30709393

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creatorOf Irby, John Laurens Manning, 1854-1900. John Laurens Manning Irby papers, 1890-c.1897. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn Evans, John Gary, 1863-1942. John Gary Evans papers: correspondence series: 1793-1940 (bulk 1880-1934). University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn Evans, John Gary, 1863-1942. John Gary Evans papers, 1793-1965 ; (bulk, 1863-1942). University of South Carolina, University Libraries
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associatedWith Kaines, Richard person
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Laurens (S.C.)
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Birth 1854

Death 1900

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