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  • ID: I335784
  • Name: John Levi SHEPPARD
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 13 APR 1852 in Bluffton, Cherokee Co., AL
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Texas BET 1899 AND 1902
  • Death: 11 OCT 1902 in Texarkana, Bowie Co., TX
  • Note:
    SHEPPARD, John Levi, (father of Morris Sheppard and great-grandfather of Connie Mack, III), a Representative from Texas; born in Bluffton, Chambers County, Ala., April 13, 1852; moved with his mother to Morris County, Tex.; attended the common schools; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Daingerfield, Morris County, Tex., in 1879; district attorney of the fifth judicial district of Texas 1882-1888; district judge of the same district 1888-1896; temporary chairman of the Democratic State convention in 1892; appointed delegate to the Bimetallic Convention in Chicago in 1893; delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1896; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-sixth and Fifty-seventh Congresses and served from March 4, 1899, until his death in Texarkana, Bowie County, Tex., October 11, 1902; interment in Rose Hill Cemetery.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

    Father: John Turner SHEPPARD b: ABT 1809 in South Carolina
    Mother: Amanda Melvina MORRIS b: 15 SEP 1821 in South Carolina

    Marriage 1 Margaret Alice EDDINS b: 6 JUN 1852 in Caddo Parish, LA
    • Married: 18 DEC 1873 in Franklin Co., TX
    1. Has Children John Morris SHEPPARD b: 28 MAY 1875 in Bowie Co., TX
    2. Has No Children Alice SHEPPARD b: 4 AUG 1877
    3. Has No Children Walter Clifton SHEPPARD b: 1879
    4. Has No Children Paul SHEPPARD b: 13 SEP 1882
    5. Has No Children John Levi SHEPPARD b: 27 JAN 1886
    6. Has No Children Olga SHEPPARD b: 1888
    7. Has No Children Bernice SHEPPARD b: 26 FEB 1891
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