GARLAND, Hugh A., a Clerk from Virginia; born in Nelson County, Va., June 1, 1805; graduated from Hampden-Sydney College, Hampden Sydney, Va., 1825; professor; admitted to the bar in 1831; lawyer; member of the Virginia state house of delegates, 1833–1838; elected Clerk of the United States House of Representatives to the Twenty-fifth and to the succeeding Congress (December 3, 1838–May 31, 1841); died on October 14, 1854, in St. Louis, Mo.; interment in Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
*Elected on December 3, 1838. House Journal, 25th Congress, (December 3, 1838): H14.
History, Art & Archives, U.S. House of Representatives, “GARLAND, Hugh A.,” https://history.house.gov/People/Listing/G/GARLAND,-Hugh-A-/ (August 09, 2022)
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