Pleasant B. Tully

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Pleasant B. Tully, California Congressman.

Pleasant Britton Tully (March 21, 1829 – March 24, 1897) was a U.S. Representative from California.

Born in Henderson County, Tennessee, Tully moved to Arkansas with his father, who settled in Phillips County in 1838. He attended public and private schools. He moved to California in 1853 and engaged in mining. Resided in Gilroy, California, after 1857. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar and practiced. He served as delegate at large to the State constitutional convention in 1879.

Tully was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1883 – March 3, 1885). He resumed the practice of law. He died in Gilroy, California, March 24, 1897. He was interred in the Masonic Cemetery.


  • United States Congress. "Pleasant B. Tully (id: T000407)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Romualdo Pacheco
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 4th congressional district

Succeeded by
William W. Morrow

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