James Henry Randolph
|James Henry Randolph|
|United States Representative|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Tennessee's 1st district
March 4, 1877 – March 3, 1879
October 18, 1825|
Jefferson County, Tennessee
|Died||August 22, 1900
|Spouse(s)||Melinda Jane Robinson Randolph|
|Children||William H. Randolph
Ralph Montgomery Randolph
|Alma mater||Holston College|
Born near Dandridge, Tennessee in Jefferson County on October 18, 1825, Randolph was the son of James Montgomery and Nancy Goan Randolph. He attended New Market Academy and graduated from Holston College in New Market, Tennessee. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1850, and commenced practice in Dandridge, Tennessee. He married Melinda Jane Robinson and they had three children, William H., Ralph Montgomery, and Townzella.
Randolph was a member of the Tennessee House of Representatives in 1857, 1858, 1859, 1860, and 1861. He served in the Tennessee Senate in 1865. He was elected judge of the second judicial circuit of Tennessee in 1869. He was re-elected after the Tennessee state constitutional convention in 1870.
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