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John Snyder Carlile
Birth: Dec. 16, 1817
Winchester
Winchester City
Virginia, USA
Death: Oct. 24, 1878
Clarksburg
Harrison County
West Virginia, USA

U.S. Congressman, U.S. Senator. In merchant business for himself, he studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1840 and commenced to practice law in Beverly, Virginia. He was a member of the Virginia State Senate, (1847-51) and was elected as the candidate of the American Party to the Thirty-fourth Congress, serving (1855-57). He was again elected as a Unionist to the Thirty-seventh Congress, serving March to July, in 1861. With the advent of the Civil War, he remained loyal to the Union and was elected as a Unionist to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the expulsion of Robert M.T. Hunter, serving (1861-65). Retiring from politics after serving in the Senate, he resumed the practice of law until his death at age 60. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Mary Ellen Gittings Carlile (1828 - 1883)*
 
 Children:
  Lettie Carlile Strader (1853 - 1933)*
  John Snyder Carlile (1856 - 1883)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Odd Fellows Cemetery
Clarksburg
Harrison County
West Virginia, USA
 
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Record added: Jun 23, 2003
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