James Mullins (American politician)
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|United States Representative|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Tennessee's 4th district
March 4, 1867 – March 3, 1869
September 15, 1807|
Bedford County, Tennessee
|Died||June 26, 1873
Mullins was born in Bedford County, Tennessee on September 15, 1807. He completed preparatory studies and apprenticed a millwright.
Mullins was a colonel of the state militia in 1831. From 1840 to 1846, he was the sheriff of Bedford County. He was compelled to flee his home in 1862 on account of his loyalty to the Union. During the Civil War, he served in the Union Army from 1862 to 1864.
After the War, Mullins was a member of the Tennessee House of Representatives from 1865 to 1867. He was elected as a Republican to the Fortieth Congress. He served from March 4, 1867 to March 3, 1869.
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