Jeremiah Clemens

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Birthday
28, 1814
Birthplace
Huntsville, AL
Death Date
May 21, 1865 (50)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
28, 1814
Birthplace
Huntsville, AL
Death Date
May 21, 1865 (50)

About

A United States senator and novelist, he wrote Tobias Wilson, one of the earliest American Civil War novels. He is also known for his works of Western fiction.

Before Fame

He attended La Grange College and the University of Alabama and later studied law at Transylvania University.

Trivia

He was elected by the Alabama legislature to complete the term of deceased senator Dixon Hall Lewis.

Family Life

He married Elizabeth Moore.

Associated With

He was a distant cousin of Mark Twain.