James T. Sandford

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James T. Sanford
United States Representative
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Tennessee's 6th district
In office
March 4, 1823 – March 3, 1825
Personal details
Profession planter

politician

James T. Sanford (UNK – UNK) was an American politician who represented Tennessee in the United States House of Representatives.

Biography[edit]

Sanford was born in the U.S. state of Virginia. He attended the local common schools, and moved to Columbia, Tennessee, where he engaged in agricultural pursuits.[1]

Elected as a Jacksonian Republican to the Eighteenth Congress, Sanford served from March 4, 1823 to March 3, 1825.[2] He was an unsuccessful candidate for re-election to the Nineteenth Congress in 1825.

While his death date and place of interrment is unknown,[3] he contributed a part of his wealth to the establishment of Jackson College at Columbia, Tennessee.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "James T. Sandford". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 18 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "James T. Sandford". Govtrack US Congress. Retrieved 18 February 2013. 
  3. ^ "The Political Graveyard: Index to Politicians: Sandford to Sanfemio". The Political Graveyard. Retrieved 18 February 2013. 

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