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Gilmer, John Adams b. November 4, 1805 d. May 14, 1868 US Congressman. CSA Congressman. Gilmer was a member of the North Carolina State senate for ten years (1846-1856). He left the State senate when he ran for governor. After losing the governor's election in 1856, he ran and was elected as a U.S. Representative from North Carolina in 1857. He left the U.S. Congress in 1861 as the Civil War broke out. He served as a Representative from North Carolina in the Confederate Congress from 1864 to 1865. (Bio by: Evening Blues) First Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina, USA