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Jesse Francis Stallings (April 4, 1856 – March 18, 1928) was a U.S. Representative from Alabama.

Jesse F. Stallings
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Alabama's 2nd district
In office
March 4, 1893 – March 3, 1901
Preceded byHilary A. Herbert
Succeeded byAriosto A. Wiley
Personal details
Born
James Francis Stallings

(1856-04-04)April 4, 1856
Manningham, Alabama
DiedMarch 18, 1928(1928-03-18) (aged 71)
Birmingham, Alabama
Political partyDemocratic

Born near Manningham, Alabama, Stallings completed preparatory studies and was graduated from the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa in 1877. He studied law at that university. He was admitted to the bar in April 1880 and commenced practice in Greenville, Alabama.[1]

Stallings was elected by the legislature of Alabama as solicitor for the second judicial circuit in November 1886 and served until his resignation in September 1892. He served as delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1888.

Stallings was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-third and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1893 – March 3, 1901). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1900 and resumed the practice of his profession in Birmingham, Alabama. Also served as president of the Lincoln Reserve Life Insurance Co.[2] 1912 to 1928. His death occurred in Birmingham. He was interred in Elmwood Cemetery.[1]

FamilyEdit

Jesse F. Stallings was the son of Reuben Stallings and Lucinda Ferguson.[3] He married Ella McAllister in 1883, who later died in 1885. He then married Belle McAllister in 1887.[4] In 1909, Stallings married Marie Hudmon.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Bio of Jesse Francis Stallings". Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress. Retrieved 2014-12-21.
  2. ^ Best's life insurance reports. A. M. Best Company.
  3. ^ Memorial Record of Alabama
  4. ^ Palmer, Thomas Waverly. A Register of the Officers and Students of the University of Alabama, 1831-1901. University of Alabama.
  5. ^ "Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940". FamilySearch.

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