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John R. Eden

(1 February, 1826 -- 9 June, 1909) Eden was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Bath County, Ky., Eden was admitted to the bar in 1853 and began practice in Sullivan, Illinois. Eden was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth Congress serving from March 4, 1863 to March 3, 1865. He was not reelected in 1864; however, he was later elected to the Forty-third, Forty-fourth, and Forty-fifth Congresses. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp]

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