William Stone (Tennessee)
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Tennessee's 4th district
September 14, 1837 – March 3, 1839
|Preceded by||James I. Standifer|
|Succeeded by||Julius W. Blackwell|
|Born||January 26, 1791
Sevier County, Tennessee
|Died||February 18, 1853 (aged 62)
Sequatchie County, Tennessee
|Spouse(s)||Mary Randall Stone|
In approximately 1808, Stone, and other members of his family moved by wagon train to Sequatchie County, Tennessee. He held several local offices.
Stone was a captain in the Creek War and served with General Jackson in the Louisiana Campaign and was present at the Battle of New Orleans. He was presented a cane by Congress for bravery in the Battle of Tippecanoe, and was made Brevet Brigadier General for gallantry at the Battle of the Horseshoe.
An unsuccessful Whig candidate for election in 1836 to the Twenty-fifth Congress, Stone was subsequently elected to the Twenty-fifth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of James Standifer and served from September 14, 1837, to March 3, 1839. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Twenty-sixth Congress.
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