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James Sproull Cothran
Birth: Aug. 8, 1830
Death: Dec. 5, 1897
New York, USA

U.S. Congressman. Born near Abbeville, South Carolina, he graduated from the University of Georgia in 1852, studied law, was admitted to the bar and proceeded to be a lawyer in private practice. During the Civil War, he served as a Private in the Confederate Army. After the war, he was a solicitor of the eighth judicial circuit of South Carolina, (1876-80) and judge of the eighth judicial circuit of South Carolina, (1881-86). In 1887, he was elected as a Democrat to the Fiftieth and Fifty-first Congresses, serving until 1891. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he resumed the practice of law until his death at age 67 in New York City. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Emma Chiles Perrin Cothran (1834 - 1916)*
 
 Children:
  Rebecca Caldwell Cothran Smith (1856 - 1883)*
  Thomas Perrin Cothran (1857 - 1934)*
  Wade Samuel Cothran (1859 - 1921)*
  Jane Eliza Cothran (1861 - 1861)*
  Hannah Clark Cothran Cothran (1862 - 1913)*
  Mary Elizabeth Cothran (1862 - 1864)*
  James Sproull Cothran (1865 - 1865)*
  James Sproull Cothran (1869 - 1938)*
  William Coulter Cothran (1872 - 1940)*
 
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Burial:
Upper Long Cane Cemetery
Abbeville
Abbeville County
South Carolina, USA
 
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Record added: Feb 15, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7187952
James Sproull Cothran
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- bob tarte
 Added: Dec. 5, 2015

- Darlene T.
 Added: Dec. 21, 2014
Remembering and Honoring a True Southern Hero. A Confederate Soldier who Bravely and Proudly Fought for Southern Independence During the War of Northern Aggression. Deo Vindice.
- Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C.
 Added: May. 7, 2013
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