L. Q. C. Lamar (1825-1893)

Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar was a U.S. representative and senator from Mississippi, a Confederate officer, Confederate diplomat, and an associate justice of the Supreme Court. Lamar was elected as a Democrat for two terms in Congress (1857-60). He was a lieutenant colonel in the Confederate Army. Lamar entered the diplomatic service of the Confederacy in 1862 and was sent on special missions to Russia, France, and England. He was elected to Congress again (1873-77) and elected as a Democrat to the U.S. Senate (1877-85). President Cleveland appointed him associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1888 to 1893.

1878 circa 5 years
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Cabinet Card
Mathew Brady
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