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Andrew Jackson Clements

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Preceded by  William B. Stokes
Name  Andrew Clements
Political party  Unionist
Role  Politician
Alma mater  Burritt College
Succeeded by  Edmund Cooper
Profession  physician politician

Andrew Jackson Clements
Born  December 23, 1832 Clementsville, Tennessee (1832-12-23)
Spouse(s)  Nancy Jones Clements Matilda Harlan Clements
Children  Mollie Clements Carlos Clements Carolyn Clements Fred Clements
Died  November 7, 1913, Glasgow, Kentucky, United States

Andrew Jackson Clements (December 23, 1832 – November 7, 1913) was a surgeon and an American politician as a member of the United States House of Representatives for the 4th congressional district of Tennessee.

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Biography

Clements was born in Clementsville, Tennessee, in Clay County, son of Christopher Clements and Polly Fraim and grandson of John Clemans (Revolutionary War Veteran) and Eilzabeth Eagle. He attended a private school and Burritt College at Spencer, Tennessee, studied medicine, and commenced practice in Lafayette, Tennessee. His first wife, Nancy Jones Clements died in 1858 and he later married Matilda Harlan by whom he had four children: Mollie, Carlos, Carolyn, and Fred.

Career

During the Civil War, Clements was a surgeon with the First Regiment, Tennessee Mounted Volunteer Infantry.

Elected as a Unionist to the Thirty-seventh Congress, Clements served from March 4, 1861, to March 3, 1863. He was a member of the Tennessee House of Representatives in 1866 and 1867. He resumed the practice of his profession and established a school on his estate for the people of that section of the Cumberland highlands.

Death

Clements died of pneumonia, in Central State Hospital (a mental hospital where he was confined due to senility), Lakeland, Jefferson County, Kentucky, on November 7, 1913 (age 80 years, 319 days). He is interred at Glasgow Municipal Cemetery, Glasgow, Kentucky.

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