Bagby, John Courts

Life Span
to
Full name
John Courts Bagby
Place of Birth
Burial Place
Birth Date Certainty
Exact
Death Date Certainty
Exact
Gender
Male
Race
White
Sectional choice
North
Origins
Slave State
Education
Other
Other Education
Bacon College, KY
Occupation
Politician
Attorney or Judge
Other
Other Occupation
Civil Engineer
Relation to Slavery
White non-slaveholder
Political Parties
Democratic
Government
US House of Representatives
State judge

John Courts Bagby (Congressional Biographical Directory)

Reference
BAGBY, John Courts, a Representative from Illinois; born in Glasgow, Ky., January 24, 1819; attended the public schools; was graduated as a civil engineer from Bacon College, Harrodsburg, Ky., in June 1840; studied law; was admitted to the bar in March 1845 and commenced practice in Rushville, Schuyler County, Ill., in April 1846; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1875-March 3, 1877); was not a candidate for renomination in 1876; resumed the practice of his profession in Rushville, Ill.; judge of Schuyler County 1882-1885; judge of the sixth judicial circuit court of Illinois 1885-1891; resumed the practice of law; died in Rushville, Ill., April 4, 1896; interment in Rushville Cemetery.
"Bagby, John Courts," Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 to Present, http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=B000031.
How to Cite This Page: "Bagby, John Courts," House Divided: The Civil War Research Engine at Dickinson College, http://hd.housedivided.dickinson.edu/node/24033.