Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar

Personal

Birthday: 
9/17/1825
Birthplace: 
Eatonton, GA
Date of Death: 
1/23/1893
Place of Death: 
Macon, GA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Covington, Georgia, 1847-1849
President, University of Mississippi, 1849-1852
Professor, University of Mississippi, 1849-1852, 1855-1857, 1861, 1865-1870
Private practice, Oxford, Mississippi, 1849-1852, 1855-1857, 1865-1873
Private practice, Covington, Georgia, 1852-1853
State representative, Georgia, 1853
Private practice, Macon, Georgia, 1853-1855
U.S. representative from Mississippi, 1857-1860, 1873-1877
Confederate Army lieutenant colonel, Nineteenth Mississippi Regiment, 1861-1862
Special Confederate commissioner to Russia, 1862-1863
Confederate Army judge advocate, Third Army Corps of the Army of Northern Virginia, 1863-1865
U.S. senator from Mississippi, 1877-1885
Secretary of the Interior, 1885-1888

Education

Name of School: 
Emory College
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1845
Name of School - Second: 
Read law
Degree Year - Second: 
1847

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
Supreme Court of the United States
Court Name: 

Supreme Court of the United States

President Nominating: 
Grover Cleveland
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
01/16/1888
Termination Date: 
01/23/1893
Termination Reason: 
Death
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
Fifth Circuit, January 23, 1888-January 23, 1893

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