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David Clopton
Birth: Sep. 29, 1820
Baldwin County
Georgia, USA
Death: Feb. 5, 1892
Montgomery County
Alabama, USA

US Congressman, CSA Congressman. He was elected to represent Alabama's 3rd District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1859 to 1861. After his home state seceded form the Union and the Civil war erupted, he enlisted as a Private in the 12th A;abama Infantry, but rose to serve as it's Regimental Quartermaster for one year. He was then elected to represent Alabama in the Confederate Congress, serving from 1862 to 1864. After the was he served in the Alabama State House of Representatives in 1878, and as an Associate Justice of the Alabama State Supreme Court from 1884 until his death in 1892. 
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  Laura Ligon Clopton Chambers (1851 - 1918)*
  David Clopton (1861 - 1933)*
  Edward Hunter Clopton (1864 - 1894)*
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Oakwood Cemetery
Montgomery County
Alabama, USA
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Record added: May 21, 2002
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Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Free & Accepted Masons of the State of Alabama 1851, 1852 & 1853. He moved to Tuskegee, Ala., in 1844, and continued the practice of his profession. He was elected as aDemocrat to the 36th Congress and served from March ...(Read more)
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