Jesse F. Stallings

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Jesse F. Stallings
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Alabama's 2nd district
In office
March 4, 1893 – March 3, 1901
Preceded by Hilary A. Herbert
Succeeded by Ariosto A. Wiley
Personal details
Born James Francis Stallings
(1856-04-04)April 4, 1856
Manningham, Alabama
Died March 18, 1928(1928-03-18) (aged 71)
Birmingham, Alabama
Political party Democratic

Jesse Francis Stallings (April 4, 1856 – March 18, 1928) was a U.S. Representative from Alabama.

Born near Manningham, Alabama, Stallings completed preparatory studies and was graduated from the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa in 1877. He studied law at that university. He was admitted to the bar in April 1880 and commenced practice in Greenville, Alabama.[1]

Stallings was elected by the legislature of Alabama as solicitor for the second judicial circuit in November 1886 and served until his resignation in September 1892. He served as delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1888.

Stallings was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-third and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1893 – March 3, 1901). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1900 and resumed the practice of his profession in Birmingham, Alabama. Also served as president of the Lincoln Reserve Life Insurance Co.[2] 1912-1928. His death occurred in Birmingham. He was interred in Elmwood Cemetery.[3]


Jesse F. Stallings was the son of Reuben Stallings and Lucinda Ferguson.[4][5] He married Ella McAllister in 1883, who later died in 1885. He then married Belle McAllister in 1887.[6] In 1909, Stallings married Marie Hudmon.[7][8]


  1. ^ "Bio of Jesse Francis Stallings". Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress. Retrieved 2014-12-21. 
  2. ^ Best's life insurance reports. A. M. Best Company. 
  3. ^ "Jesse Francis Stallings". Findagrave. Retrieved 2014-12-21. 
  4. ^ "Stallings Family in Butler Co., Alabama.". 
  5. ^ "Reuben Stallings (1821-1890)". Findagrave. Retrieved 2014-12-21. 
  6. ^ Palmer, Thomas Waverly. A Register of the Officers and Students of the University of Alabama, 1831-1901. University of Alabama. 
  7. ^ "Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940". FamilySearch. 
  8. ^ "Marie Hudmon Stallings (1892-1958)". Findagrave. Retrieved 2014-12-21. 

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Hilary A. Herbert
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Alabama's 2nd congressional district

March 4, 1893 – March 3, 1901
Succeeded by
Ariosto A. Wiley

 This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website