Hugh Lawson White Hill
|Hugh Lawson White Hill|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Tennessee's 4th district
March 4, 1847 – March 3, 1849
|Preceded by||Alvan Cullom|
|Succeeded by||John H. Savage|
March 1, 1810|
|Died||January 18, 1892
Hills Creek Warren County, Tennessee
|Spouse(s)||Virginia Dearing Hill|
|Alma mater||Cumberland College|
Hill was born on March 1, 1810 in McMinnville, Tennessee in Warren County a son of Henry John A. and Susannah Swales Hill. After attending public school and Carroll Male Academy at McMinnville, he graduated from Cumberland College in Nashville. He taught school for a short time and engaged in agricultural pursuits and fruit growing. He married Virginia Dearing on May 14, 1840 and they had eight children.
Hill was a member of the Tennessee House of Representatives from 1837 to 1839 and in 1841. He was elected as a Democrat to the Thirtieth Congress. He served from March 4, 1847 to March 3, 1849. He was not a candidate for renomination in 1848.
Hill resumed agricultural pursuits and was a member of the state constitutional convention in 1870.
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