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Leonidas C. and John Chiles Houk Papers.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0010
Scope and Contents Leonidas Campbell Houk (1836-1891), was born in Sevier County, Tenn. He was a lawyer, judge, and congressman. He served in the Union Army from 1861 to 1863. He was circuit judge of the 17th judicial district of Tennessee (1866-1869). Moved to Knoxville in 1870 and was involved in local and national politics. He was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1878 and served until his death in 1891. He was married to Elizabeth Matilda Smith (died 1879) and to Mary Belle Van Rosen. John...
Dates: 1863-1923

Scrapbook of relief bills introduced by Jno. C. Houk, U.S. House of Representatives, 52nd Congress. 1892. (scrapbooks)

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Identifier: PAS 0148
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook of relief bills introduced by Jno. C. Houk, U.S. House of Representatives, 52nd Congress. 1892. 1 volume. 153 pp. + index at front of volume. + loose papers, including: 6 relief bills, 1892; “To the Republican Voters of Phillips County”; program from Fifth Annual Drummers Picnic, Knoxville, Tenn., May 8, 1890;”To All Good Citizens of Tennessee” from the Anti-Salon League; The Tennessee Educational Bulletin. Vol. 2, No. 1. Nashville, Tenn. January 1923.

Dates: 1890s, 1923

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