Cobb, Clinton Levering

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Full name
Clinton Levering Cobb
Place of Birth
Burial Place
Birth Date Certainty
Exact
Death Date Certainty
Exact
Gender
Male
Race
White
Origins
Slave State
Education
University of North Carolina
Occupation
Politician
Attorney or Judge
Businessman
Church or Religious Denomination
Episcopalian
Political Parties
Republican
Government
US House of Representatives

Clinton Levering Cobb (Congressional Biographical Directory)

Reference
COBB, Clinton Levering, a Representative from North Carolina; born in Elizabeth City, Pasquotank County, N.C., August 25, 1842; attended the common schools and was graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1867 and commenced practice in Elizabeth City, N.C.; engaged in the mercantile business; elected as a Republican to the Forty-first, Forty-second, and Forty-third Congresses (March 4, 1869-March 3, 1875); chairman, Committee on the Freedman’s Bureau (Forty-second and Forty-third Congresses); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1874 to the Forty-fourth Congress; resumed the practice of law in Elizabeth City, N.C., and died there on April 30, 1879; interment in Episcopal Cemetery.
“Cobb, Clinton Levering,” Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 to Present, http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000544.
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