GREGG, James Madison, (1806 - 1869)

GREGG, James Madison, a Representative from Indiana; born in Patrick County, Va., June 26, 1806; attended the public schools; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1830 and began practice in Danville, Ind.; county surveyor of Hendricks County 1834-1837; clerk of the circuit court 1837-1845; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1857-March 3, 1859); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1858 to the Thirty-sixth Congress; resumed the practice of law in Danville, Ind.; member of the State house of representatives in 1862; died in Danville, Ind., on June 16, 1869; interment in South Cemetery.