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Jesse David Bright
Birth: Dec. 18, 1812
Norwich
Chenango County
New York, USA
Death: May 20, 1875
Baltimore
Baltimore City
Maryland, USA

U.S. Senator. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1831 and commenced to practice law in Madison, Indiana. He was elected judge of the probate court of Jefferson County, in 1834, was U.S. Marshal for the district of Indiana, (1840-41), a member Indiana State Senate, (1841-43) and Lieutenant Governor of Indiana, (1843-45). In 1845, he was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate, serving until 1862, when he was the only Senator expelled for being a Confederate States sympathizer during the Civil War. Moving to Kentucky, in 1863, he was a member of the Kentucky State House of Representatives, in 1866 and president of the Raymond City Coal Company, (1871-75). He then relocated to Maryland, until his death at age 62. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  David G Bright (1775 - 1851)
 
 Children:
  George Graham Bright (1836 - 1852)*
 
 Siblings:
  Jesse David Bright (1812 - 1875)
  George M Bright (1814 - 1883)*
  Sarah Bright Jarvis (1817 - 1891)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Green Mount Cemetery
Baltimore
Baltimore City
Maryland, USA
 
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Record added: Jun 02, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7527173
Jesse David Bright
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Jesse David Bright
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Jesse David Bright
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- Mike Caldwell
 Added: May. 20, 2017
RIP great grandfather
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