BRADFORD, Taul, (1835 - 1883)


BRADFORD, Taul, a Representative from Alabama; born in Talladega, Talladega County, Ala., January 20, 1835; attended the local school; was graduated from the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa in 1854; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1855 and commenced practice in Talladega, Ala.; served in the Confederate Army as major of the Tenth Regiment, Alabama Infantry, and subsequently became lieutenant colonel of the Thirtieth Regiment, Alabama Infantry; member of the State house of representatives in 1871 and 1872; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1875-March 3, 1877); was not a candidate for renomination in 1876; continued the practice of law in Talladega, Ala., until his death on October 28, 1883; interment in Oak Hill Cemetery, Talladega, Ala.