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LOUIS EVANS ATKINSON


[1841-1910] Pennsylvania Congressman who was a surgeon in the cavalry during the civil war. (Signature on 4.75 x 2.75 sheet. Also signed on the other side by Thomas B. Ward, Representative from Indiana); born in Marysville, Union County, Ohio, April 27, 1835; moved with his parents to La Fayette, Ind., in May 1836; attended Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Ind., and was graduated from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, in June 1855; clerk of the city of La Fayette in 1855 and 1856; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1857 and commenced the practice of his profession in La Fayette, Ind.; city attorney in 1859 and 1860; mayor of La Fayette 1861-1865; judge of the superior court of Tippecanoe County, Ind., 1875-1880; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-eighth and Forty-ninth Congresses (March 4, 1883-March 3, 1887); was not a candidate for renomination in 1886 to the Fiftieth Congress; resumed the practice of his profession in LaFayette, Tippecanoe County, Ind., where he died January 1, 1892; interment in Springvale Cemetery.




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