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William Claiborne Dunlap
Birth: Feb. 25, 1798
Knoxville
Knox County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Nov. 16, 1872
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA

U.S. Congressman. He attended Ebenezer Academy and Maryville College, (1813-17) studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law in Knoxville, Tennessee. He served in the Indian campaigns (1818-19) and held a commission in the United States Volunteers until 1830. In 1833, he was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-third and Twenty-fourth Congresses, serving until 1837. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he was a judge of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Tennessee, (1840-49), a member of the Tennessee State Senate, (1851, 53, 57) and served in the Tennessee State House of Representatives, (1857-59). (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Hugh Dunlap (1769 - 1846)
  Susanna Ellis Gilliam Dunlap (1775 - 1859)
 
 Siblings:
  Eady Ellis Dunlap (1795 - 1852)*
  Richard Gilliam Dunlap (1796 - 1841)*
  Hugh White Dunlap (1798 - 1849)*
  William Claiborne Dunlap (1798 - 1872)
  Devereaux Gilliam Dunlap (1800 - 1826)*
  John Henry Dunlap (1801 - 1874)*
  Susannah H Dunlap (1804 - 1823)*
  Charles G Dunlap (1805 - 1827)*
  Ellen W Dunlap (1807 - 1823)*
  Polly J Dunlap (1809 - 1810)*
  James Trimble Dunlap (1810 - 1879)*
  Charlotte Dunlap (1812 - 1827)*
  Martha Jane Dunlap Greer (1815 - 1888)*
  Ripley Ellis Dunlap (1817 - 1881)*
  Bethenia A Dunlap (1820 - 1839)*
 
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Burial:
Elmwood Cemetery
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Turley Section, Lot 24
 
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Record added: Aug 22, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7786919
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DUNLAP, William Claiborne, a Representative from Tennessee; born in Knoxville, Tenn., February 25, 1798; attended the Ebenezer Academy and Maryville College, Maryville, Tenn., 18131817; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Knoxv...(Read more)
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