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Emory Speer
Birth: Sep. 3, 1848
Culloden
Monroe County
Georgia, USA
Death: Dec. 13, 1918
Macon
Bibb County
Georgia, USA

US Congresman. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War (1861-1865). Elected to represent Georgia's 9th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1879 to 1883. Also served as United States District Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia from 1883 to 1885, Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia from 1885 until his death in 1918. (bio by: Peterborough "K") 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Eustace Willouby Speer (1826 - 1899)
  Annie Eliza King Speer (1827 - 1910)
 
 Spouses:
  Sallie Dearing Speer (1851 - 1879)
  Eleanor Digges Morgan Speer (1858 - 1919)*
 
 Children:
  Marion Sherwood Speer Heyward (1874 - 1970)*
  Sally Dearing Speer Signor (1876 - 1959)*
 
 Sibling:
  Emory Speer (1848 - 1918)
  Laura Speer (1855 - 1920)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Riverside Cemetery
Macon
Bibb County
Georgia, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jan 25, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7116237
Emory Speer
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Emory Speer
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Emory Speer
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A true Southern hero who fought racial injustice as the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia and then as United States Judge for the Southern District of Georgia. Deo Vindice. Stephen Mallory SCV Camp 1315.
- John Dickinson
 Added: Jul. 11, 2017
In remembrance and respect to a true Southern Patriot - Deo Vindice - I Resurgam - A Texas Cousin, SCV Camp 1938, Fredericksburg, Texas
- Grady Leroy Puryear
 Added: Sep. 12, 2016
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: Apr. 12, 2015
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