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Clemens, Jeremiah, 1814-1865

LC control no.n 86806045
Descriptive conventionsrda
LC classificationPS1299.C97
Personal name headingClemens, Jeremiah, 1814-1865
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Variant(s)Clemens, Jere. (Jeremiah), 1814-1865
Associated countryU.S.
Birth date18141228
Death date18650521
Place of birthHuntsville, Ala.
Place of deathHuntsville, Ala.
AffiliationDemocratic Party (U.S.)
United States. Congress. Senate
Profession or occupationLegislators
Found innuc86-5520: His Bernard Lile [MI] 1856 (hdg. on LCP rept.: Clemens, Jeremiah, 1814-1865; usage: Jeremiah Clemens)
His The rivals, 1860: t.p. (Hon. Jere. Clemens)
Biographical directory of the United States Congress, 21 Feb. 2013 (Clemens, Jeremiah; b. Huntsville, Ala., Dec. 28, 1814; appointed U.S. district attorney for the northern district of Alabama in 1838; member, Alabama house of representatives, 1839-1841 and 1843-1844; served in the Texas War of Independence; served in the Mexican War, attaining the rank of lieutenant colonel; unsuccessful candidate for election to U.S. Congress in 1848; served as a Democratic member of the U.S. Senate from Nov. 30, 1849, to Mar. 3, 1853; novelist; became editor of the Memphis Eagle and Enquirer in 1859; delegate to the convention in 1861 in which Alabama voted to secede from the Union; held office under the Confederacy; died in Huntsville, Madison County, Ala., May 21, 1865)
Associated languageeng