CS Con -Kenan, Owen Rand - C.S. Congressman, NC

Owen Rand Kenan:
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Born: March 4, 1804
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Birthplace: Kenansville North Carolina
Father: U.S. Congressman Thomas Stephen Kenan 1771 – 1843
(Buried: Valley Creek Cemetery Valley Grande Alabama)
Mother: Mary Rand 1781 – 1856
(Buried: Valley Creek Cemetery Valley Grande Alabama)
Wife: Sarah Rebecca Graham 1817 – 1871
(Buried: Graham Cemetery Kenansville North Carolina)
Children:
Colonel Thomas Stephen Kenan 1838 – 1911
(Buried: Oakwood Cemetery Raleigh North Carolina)
Captain James Graham Kenan Sr. 1839 – 1912
(Buried: Oakdale Cemetery Wilmington North Carolina)
Captain William Rand Kenan Sr. 1845 – 1903
(Buried: Oakdale Cemetery Wilmington North Carolina)
Annie Dickson Kenan 1848 – 1906
(Buried: Graham Cemetery Kenansville North Carolina)
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Political Party: Democratic Party

Education:

Studied medicine briefly but soon decided to read law.

Occupation before War:
Attorney and Planter in Kenansville North Carolina
1834 – 1838: Member of North Carolina House of Commons
Owner of Liberty Hill Plantation in Kenansville North Carolina
1860: Became a Strong Secessionist after Lincoln’s election.

Civil War Career:
1862 – 1864: Confederate States Congressman from North Carolina
1862 – 1864: Member of House Accounts Committee
1862 – 1864: Supporter of Vigorous wartime legislation.
1862 – 1864: Spoke seldom never proposing bill or amendment.
1862 – 1864: Didn’t support force funding of Treasury notes.
1862 – 1864: Didn’t support the tax in kind on farm products.
1863: Choose not to seek reelection to Confederate Congress.
1864 – 1887: Attorney and Planter at Liberty Hall Plantation in Kenansville North Carolina

Occupation after War:
1864 – 1887: Attorney and Planter at Liberty Hall Plantation in Kenansville North Carolina


Died:
March 3, 1887
Place of Death: Liberty Hall Plantation Kenansville North Carolina
Age at time of Death: 83 years old
Burial Place: Graham Cemetery Kenansville North Carolina
 
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