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Hernando De Soto Money (August 26, 1839 September 18, 1912) was an American politician from the state of Mississippi. August 26 is the 238th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (239th in leap years). ... 1839 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... September 18 is the 261st day of the year (262nd in leap years). ... 1912 (MCMXII) was a leap year starting on Monday in the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday in the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Official language(s) English Capital Jackson Largest city Jackson Area  Ranked 32nd  - Total 48,434 sq. ...


Money was born in Zeiglersville, Mississippi. He was named after the Spanish explorer Hernando De Soto. Early in his life, he moved with his family to Carrollton, Mississippi. As a young man he served in the Confederate army during the United States Civil War. After the war, he established himself as an important planter, lawyer and newspaper editor in Mississippi. He first served in the United States House of Representatives from 1875 to 1885, as a member of the United States Democratic Party to which he would belong for the rest of his life. He decided not to run for reelection in 1884 and returned to practicing law. He continued to live in the capital, Washington, D.C. until 1891, when he returned to Carrollton. He served in the United States House again from Mississippi from 1893 to 1897. In 1897 he was appointed to the United States Senate from Mississippi following the death of James Z. George. He was elected to a full term in 1899 and reelected in 1905, and served in the Senate from 1897 to 1911. He was the chairman of the Committees on Corporations in the District of Columbia and expanded accommodations for the Library of Congress from 1907 to 1909. He was chairman of the Democratic Caucus from 1909 to 1911, when he decided to retire from the Senate. He returned to his home near Biloxi, Mississippi where he died one year later. He was buried in the family vault in Carrollton. He was married and had several children. Hernando de Soto is a: Spanish explorer. ... Carrollton is a town located in Carroll County, Mississippi. ... Motto: Deo Vindice (Latin: With God As Our Vindicator) Anthem: God Save the South (unofficial) Dixie (popular) The Bonnie Blue Flag (popular) Capital Montgomery, Alabama February 4, 1861–May 29, 1861 Richmond, Virginia May 29, 1861–April 9, 1865 Danville, Virginia April 3–April 10, 1865 Largest city New Orleans... The American Civil War was fought in the United States from 1861 until 1865 between the northern states, popularly referred to as the U.S., the Union, the North, or the Yankees; and the seceding southern states, commonly referred to as the Confederate States of America, the CSA, the Confederacy... The chamber of the United States House of Representatives is located in the south wing of the Capitol building, in Washington, D.C.. This photograph shows a rare glimpse of the four vote tallying boards (the blackish squares across the top), which display each members name and vote as... The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Flag Seal Nickname: the District Motto: Justitia Omnibus (Justice for All) Location Location of Washington, D.C., with regard to the surrounding states of Maryland and Virginia. ... Seal of the Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... James Zachariah George (NSHC statue) James Zachariah George (October 20, 1826 – August 14, 1897) was an American politician. ... The Great Hall interior. ... Biloxi and Mississippi coast Biloxi is a city located in Harrison County, Mississippi. ...


 
 

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