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Allen Taylor Caperton
Birth: Nov. 21, 1810
Union
Monroe County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Jul. 26, 1876
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

U.S. Senator. Graduating from the University of Virginia, from Yale College, in 1832, he studied law, was admitted to the bar and practiced law in Staunton, Virginia. He was a member of the Virginia House of Delegates, (1841-42), a member of the Virginia State Senate, (1844-48) and a member of the Virginia State House of Delegates, (1857-61). During the Civil War, he served as a member of Confederate States Senate, until 1865. After the war, he was the first ex-Confederate official elected as a Democrat in 1875, to the United States Senate, serving until his death at age 65. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Hugh Elmwood Caperton (1781 - 1847)
  Jane Erskine Caperton (1786 - 1831)
 
 Spouse:
  Harriet Echols Caperton (1815 - 1886)*
 
 Children:
  Harriette Echols Caperton Gordon (1840 - 1906)*
  Malinda A. Caperton Patton (1842 - 1922)*
  Ella Caperton (1850 - 1883)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Caperton Rude (1807 - 1862)*
  Lewis Erskine Caperton (1808 - 1874)*
  Allen Taylor Caperton (1810 - 1876)
  Margaret Melinda Caperton Beirne (1812 - 1844)*
  William Gaston Caperton (1815 - 1852)*
  Hugh Elmwood Caperton (1821 - 1877)*
  Mary Jane Caperton Echols (1823 - 1874)*
  George Henry Caperton (1828 - 1895)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Green Hill Cemetery
Union
Monroe County
West Virginia, USA
 
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Record added: Jun 25, 2003
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