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James Lawrence Pugh (December 12, 1820March 9, 1907) was a U.S. senator from Alabama, as well as a member of the Confederate Congress during the American Civil War. December 12 is the 346th day (347th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 19 days remaining. ... 1820 was a leap year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... March 9 is the 68th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (69th in Leap years). ... 1907 (MCMVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Seal of the U.S. Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the bicameral United States Congress, the other being the House of Representatives. ... Official language(s) English Capital Montgomery Largest city Birmingham Area  Ranked 30th  - Total 52,419 sq mi (135,765 km²)  - Width 190 miles (306 km)  - Length 330 miles (531 km)  - % water 3. ... The Confederate Congress was the legislative body of the Confederate States of America, existing during the American Civil War between 1861 and 1865. ... Combatants United States of America (Union) Confederate States of America (Confederacy) Commanders Lincoln, President Ulysses S. Grant, General Jefferson Davis, President Robert E. Lee, General Strength 2,200,000 1,064,000 Casualties 110,000 killed in action, 360,000 total dead, 275,200 wounded 93,000 killed in action...


Pugh was born in Burke County, Georgia, and moved to Alabama in 1824. He was admitted to the bar in 1841. He represented Alabama's second district in the United State House of Representatives from 1859 to 1861. Burke County is a county located in the state of Georgia. ... Official language(s) English Capital Montgomery Largest city Birmingham Area  Ranked 30th  - Total 52,419 sq mi (135,765 km²)  - Width 190 miles (306 km)  - Length 330 miles (531 km)  - % water 3. ... The House of Representatives is the larger of two houses that make up the U.S. Congress, the other being the United States Senate. ...


He then served as an officer in the Confederate States Army. He was subsequently elected as a representative to both the First Confederate Congress and the Second Confederate Congress. Some Confederate soldiers The Confederate States Army (CSA) was formed in February 1861 to defend the Confederate States of America, which had itself been formed that same year when seven Southern states seceded from the United States (four more states soon followed). ... The First Confederate Congress was the first regular session of the legislature of the Confederate States of America. ... The Second Confederate Congress was the second and last regular session of the legislature of the Confederate States of America. ...


Following the war and the restoration of his citizenship, Pugh was a delegate to the 1875 state constitutional convention. He was elected to fill the term left by the death of George S. Houston, and was reelected twice, serving in the Senate from November 24, 1880 to March 3, 1897. He did not run for a fourth term. George Smith Houston (January 17, 1811–December 31, 1879) was an American Democratic politician who was the Governor of Alabama from 1874 to 1878. ... November 24 is the 328th day (329th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1880 (MDCCCLXXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (63rd in leap years). ... 1897 (MDCCCXCVII) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ...


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Preceded by
Luke Pryor
United States Senator (Class 3) from Alabama
1880-1897
Served alongside: John Tyler Morgan
Succeeded by
Edmund Pettus

Template:AmericanCivilWar=stub The public domain comprises the body of all creative works and other knowledge—writing, artwork, music, science, inventions, and others—in which no person or organization has any proprietary interest. ... The Biographical Directory of the United States Congress is a biographical dictionary of all members of both houses of the United States Congress, past and present. ... Luke Pryor (July 5, 1820–August 5, 1900) was a U.S. senator from the state of Alabama. ... Alabama was admitted to the Union on December 14 1819. ... 1880 (MDCCCLXXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1897 (MDCCCXCVII) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... John Tyler Morgan John Tyler Morgan (June 20, 1824–June 11, 1907) was a U.S. senator from the state of Alabama. ... Edmund Winston Pettus (July 6, 1821–July 27, 1907), for whom the civil rights landmark Edmund Pettus Bridge was named, was born in Limestone County, Alabama. ...


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Pugh, James (664 words)
James Pugh, deceased, was born in the Parish of Llanflhengle, Merionethshire, North Wales, in December, 1820, and was the fourth son of Arthur and Margaret Pugh.
Pugh seeing that his lady love was intending to come to America, determined to emigrate also.
Pugh was employed in different lumber yards in Racine until 1852, when he went to California.
No. 00-242: Commissioner v. Pugh - Petition (Hold) (6911 words)
Pugh's capital loss is determined with reference to his adjusted basis in his Epoch stock;4 Pugh and the Commissioner disagree on whether Pugh's basis could reflect his pro rata share of Epoch's cancellation-of-debt (COD) income.
Pugh is entitled to increase the basis in his Epoch stock by his pro rata share in the corporation's COD income for 1990.
Pugh's wife Alexis is party to the appeal solely because she filed joint returns with her husband for the years at issue.
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