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John R. Mitchell
Peabody College of Teachers Cumberland School of Law PROFESSIONAttorney politician judge JOHN RIDLEY MITCHELL (September 26, 1877 – February 26, 1962) was an American politician and a U.S. Representative from Tennessee
Tennessee
. CONTENTS * 1 Biography * 2 Career * 3 Death * 4 References * 5 External links BIOGRAPHYBorn in Livingston, Tennessee
Tennessee
, Mitchell was the son of Isiah Winburn and Sophrona Winton Mitchell. attended the public schools. He was graduated from Peabody College of Teachers, Nashville, Tennessee
Tennessee
, in 1896. He served as Private secretary to Representative C.E. Snodgrass from 1899 to 1903, and graduated from Cumberland School of Law at Cumberland University
Cumberland University
, Lebanon, Tennessee
Tennessee
, in 1904
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John Mitchell (other)
JOHN MITCHELL may refer to: CONTENTS * 1 Arts * 2 Business * 3 Fictional * 4 Military * 5 Politics * 5.1 United States * 5.2 Other countries * 6 Science * 7 Sports * 7.1 Baseball * 7.2 Ice hockey * 7.3 Other sports * 8 See also ARTS * John Mitchell (minister) (1794–1870), American minister and author * John Mitchell (composer) (born 1941), American composer * John Mitchell (musician)
John Mitchell (musician)
(born 1973), lead singer and guitarist for UK band It Bites, and music producer * John Ames Mitchell
John Ames Mitchell
(1844–1918), American illustrator * John Cameron Mitchell (born 1963), American filmmaker * John W
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United States House Of Representatives
------------------------- * HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES * Speaker Paul Ryan
Paul Ryan
(R) * Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R) * Minority Leader
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Tennessee
TENNESSEE (/tɛnᵻˈsiː/ (_ listen )) ( Cherokee
Cherokee
: ᏔᎾᏏ, translit. Tanasi_) is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States
United States
. Tennessee
Tennessee
is the 36th largest and the 16th most populous of the 50 United States
United States

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Tennessee's 4th Congressional District
The 4TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT OF TENNESSEE is a congressional district in southern Tennessee. It has been represented by Republican Scott Desjarlais since January 2011. CONTENTS * 1 Current Boundaries * 2 Characteristics * 3 History * 4 List of representatives * 5 Historical district boundaries * 6 See also * 7 References * 8 External links CURRENT BOUNDARIESThe district lies in mostly in the southern part of Middle Tennessee, but stretches into East Tennessee. It is currently composed of the following counties: Bedford , Bledsoe , Franklin , Grundy , Lincoln , Marion , Marshall , Meigs , Moore , Rhea , Rutherford , Sequatchie , and Warren . It also contains significant portions of Bradley , Maury , and Van Buren counties. CHARACTERISTICSMost of the district is rural, but many residents live in suburbs of Chattanooga and Nashville
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Cordell Hull
CORDELL HULL (October 2, 1871 – July 23, 1955) was an American politician from the U.S. state of Tennessee
Tennessee
. He is known as the longest-serving Secretary of State , holding the position for 11 years (1933–1944) in the administration of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt during most of World War II
World War II
. Hull received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1945 for his role in establishing the United Nations
United Nations
, and was referred to by President Roosevelt as the "Father of the United Nations". CONTENTS * 1 Life and government * 2 Early life * 3 Early national career * 4 U.S. Senate, Secretary of State * 5 SS _St
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Albert Gore, Sr.
ALBERT ARNOLD "AL" GORE SR. (December 26, 1907 – December 5, 1998), known simply as AL GORE before the fame of his son, was an American politician , who served as a U.S. Representative and a U.S. Senator for the Democratic Party from Tennessee
Tennessee
. He was the father of Al Gore , the 45th Vice President of the United States
United States
(1993–2001). CONTENTS * 1 Early years * 2 Family * 3 Congressional career * 4 Political legacy * 5 Later life * 6 Footnotes * 7 References * 8 Bibliography * 9 External links EARLY YEARSGore was born in Granville, Tennessee
Tennessee
, the third of five children of Margie Bettie (Denny) and Allen Arnold Gore. Gore's ancestors include Scots-Irish immigrants who first settled in Virginia
Virginia
in the mid-18th century and moved to Tennessee
Tennessee
after the Revolutionary War
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Livingston, Tennessee
LIVINGSTON is a town in Overton County , Tennessee , United States , and serves as the county seat . The population was 3,498 at the 2000 census and 4,058 at the 2010 census. The current mayor, Curtis Hayes, began serving his mayoral position in September 2006. Livingston is part of the Cookeville, Tennessee Micropolitan Statistical Area . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Geography * 3 Demographics * 4 Education * 5 Notable people * 6 References * 7 External links HISTORYLivingston was named after Edward Livingston (1764–1836), who served as Secretary of State under President Andrew Jackson . In 1833, in a close and controversial election, the residents of Overton County voted to move the county seat from the town of Monroe to Livingston. GEOGRAPHYLivingston is located at 36°23′13″N 85°19′32″W / 36.38694°N 85.32556°W / 36.38694; -85.32556 (36.386942, -85.325568), approximately 15 miles north by northeast of Cookeville
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Crossville, Tennessee
CROSSVILLE is a city in and the county seat of Cumberland County , Tennessee
Tennessee
, United States
United States
. It is part of the Crossville, TN Micropolitan Statistical Area . The population was 10,795 at the 2010 census. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Geography * 3 Climate * 4 Demographics * 5 Points of interest * 6 Notable people * 7 Further reading * 8 References * 9 External links HISTORYCrossville developed at the intersection of a branch of the Great Stage Road , which connected the Knoxville area with the Nashville area, and the Kentucky
Kentucky
Stock Road , a cattle drovers' path connecting Middle Tennessee
Tennessee
with Kentucky
Kentucky
and later extending south to Chattanooga . These two roads are roughly paralleled by modern US-70 and US-127, respectively
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United States
Coordinates : 40°N 100°W / 40°N 100°W / 40; -100 United States
United States
of America _ Flag Great Seal MOTTO: " In God We Trust " Other traditional mottos _ * " E pluribus unum " (
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Democratic Party (united States)
The DEMOCRATIC PARTY is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States
United States
, along with the Republican Party . Tracing its heritage back to Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson
and James Madison
James Madison
's Democratic-Republican Party , the modern-day Democratic Party was founded around 1828 by supporters of Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson
, making it the world's oldest active party. The Democrats' dominant worldview was once social conservativism and economic liberalism , while—especially in the rural South —populism was its leading characteristic. In 1912 , Theodore Roosevelt ran as a third-party candidate in the Progressive ("Bull Moose") Party , leading to a switch of political platforms between the Democratic and Republican Party and Woodrow Wilson
Woodrow Wilson
being elected as the first fiscally progressive Democrat
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Alma Mater
ALMA MATER ( Latin : _alma_ "nourishing/kind", _mater_ "mother"; pl. _almae matres_) is an allegorical Latin phrase for a university or college . In modern usage, it is a school or university which an individual has attended, or a song or hymn associated with a school . The phrase is variously translated as "nourishing mother", "nursing mother", or "fostering mother", suggesting that a school provides intellectual nourishment to its students. Fine arts will often depict educational institutions using a robed woman as a visual metaphor. Before its modern usage, _Alma mater_ was an honorific title for various Latin mother goddesses , especially Ceres or Cybele , and later in Catholicism for the Virgin Mary
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Cumberland School Of Law
CUMBERLAND SCHOOL OF LAW is an ABA accredited law school at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama , United States. Founded in 1847 at Cumberland University
Cumberland University
in Lebanon, Tennessee , it is the 11th oldest law school in the United States and has more than 11,000 graduates. Its alumni include two United States Supreme Court
United States Supreme Court
Justices ; Nobel Peace Prize
Nobel Peace Prize
recipient Cordell Hull , "the father of the United Nations "; over 50 U.S. representatives; and numerous senators, governors, and judges. The school offers two degree programs: the 90-hour Juris Doctor (J.D.), and the Master of Comparative Law (M.C.L.), which is designed to educate foreign lawyers in the basic legal principles of the United States
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Lawyer
A LAWYER is a person who practices law , as an advocate , barrister , attorney , counselor or solicitor or chartered legal executive . Working as a lawyer involves the practical application of abstract legal theories and knowledge to solve specific individualized problems, or to advance the interests of those who hire lawyers to perform legal services. The role of the lawyer varies greatly across legal jurisdictions, and so it can be treated here in only the most general terms
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Nashville, Tennessee
NASHVILLE is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Tennessee
Tennessee
and the seat of Davidson County . It is located on the Cumberland River in the north central part of the state. The city is a center for the music, healthcare, publishing, banking and transportation industries, and home to numerous colleges and universities. It is known as a center of the country music industry, earning it the nickname "MUSIC CITY, U.S.A." Since 1963, Nashville
Nashville
has had a consolidated city-county government, which includes six smaller municipalities in a two-tier system. The city is governed by a mayor, a vice-mayor, and a 40-member Metropolitan Council; 35 of the members are elected from single-member districts, while the other five are elected at-large
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Cumberland University
CUMBERLAND UNIVERSITY is a private university in Lebanon, Tennessee , United States
United States
. It was founded in 1842, though the current campus buildings were constructed between 1892 and 1896. CONTENTS* 1 History * 1.1 Cumberland School of Law * 2 Community outreach * 3 Athletics * 4 Other * 5 Presidents * 6 Notable alumni * 7 References * 8 External links HISTORY Drawing of Cumberland University, c.1858 Memorial Hall, 1918 The university was founded by the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in 1842 and received its Tennessee
Tennessee
State charter in 1843. In 1847 Cumberland Presbyterian church leaders added a law school , the first in Tennessee
Tennessee
and the first west of the Appalachian Mountains , and in 1854 a school of theology was begun
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