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date: 19 September 2019

Benton, Thomas Hart, Jr.locked

(05 September 1816–10 April 1879)
  • Kathleen S. Brown

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Benton, Thomas Hart, Jr. (05 September 1816–10 April 1879), frontier educator and legislator, was born in Williamson County, Tennessee, the son of Samuel Benton, a congressman. His mother’s name is unknown. His uncle and namesake practiced law as an associate of Andrew Jackson...

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