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Hiram Parks Bell
Birth: Jan. 19, 1827
Jefferson
Jackson County
Georgia, USA
Death: Aug. 16, 1907
Atlanta
Fulton County
Georgia, USA

U.S. Congressman. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1849 and commenced to practice law in Cumming, Georgia. At the advent of the Civil War in 1861, he was a member of the Georgia State Senate and opposed Georgia’s secession from the Union. During the Civil War, he served as Colonel of the 43rd Georgia Regiment, Confederate Army and was a member of the Second Confederate Congress, (1864-65). After the war, he was a member of the Democratic State executive committee, (1868-71) and elected as a Democrat to the Forty-third Congress, serving (1873-75). He was again elected to the Forty-fifth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Benjamin H. Hill, serving (1877-79). After his term he was a member of the Georgia State House of Representatives, (1898-99) and served in the Georgia State Senate, (1900-01). He died in retirement at age 78. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Virginia Margaret Lester Bell (1830 - 1888)*
 
 Children:
  Leonidus Clifford Bell (1850 - 1852)*
  George Lester Bell (1857 - 1926)*
  Virginia Bell (1875 - 1905)*
  Paul Gardner Bell (1887 - 1891)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cumming City Cemetery
Cumming
Forsyth County
Georgia, USA
 
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Record added: Oct 13, 2003
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Hiram Parks Bell
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