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date: 16 September 2019

Lamar, Lucius Quintus Cincinnatuslocked

(17 September 1825–23 January 1893)
  • James B. Murphy

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Lamar, Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus (17 September 1825–23 January 1893), U.S. representative and senator from Mississippi, secretary of the interior, and U.S. Supreme Court justice, was born in Putnam County, Georgia, the son of Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar, a state judge, and Sarah Williamson Bird. Lamar was educated at Emory College under the guidance of college president ...

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