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|James S. Green
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James was born in 1817. James Green ... He passed away in 1870. 
GREEN, James Stephen, a Representative and a Senator from Missouri; born near Rectortown, Fauquier County, Va., February 28, 1817; attended the common schools; moved to Alabama and then to Missouri about 1838; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1840 and commenced practice in Monticello, Mo.; delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1845; elected as a Democrat to the Thirtieth and Thirty-first Congresses (March 4, 1847-March 3, 1851); was not a candidate for renomination in 1850; Charge d’Affaires to Colombia 1853-1854; appointed Minister Resident in June 1854, but did not present his credentials; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-fifth Congress, but did not take his seat, having been elected to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy in the term commencing March 4, 1855, and served from January 12, 1857, to March 3, 1861; chairman, Committee on Territories (Thirty-fifth and Thirty-sixth Congresses); died in St. Louis, Mo., January 19, 1870; interment in the Old Cemetery, Canton, Mo.
Source: Dictionary of American Biography - http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=G000414
Green was a delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1845 and was elected as a Democrat to the 30th and 31st Congresses, serving from March 4, 1847, to March 4, 1851. He was not a candidate for renomination in 1850, and was subsequently Chargé d'Affaires to New Granada in 1853–1854.
He was appointed Minister Resident in June 1854, but did not present his credentials; he was elected to the 35th Congress, but did not take his seat, having been elected to the U.S. Senate to fill a vacancy during the term commencing March 4, 1855, where he served from January 12, 1857, to March 4, 1861. While in the Senate, he was chairman of the Committee on Territories during the 35th and 36th Congresses.
His brother, Martin E. Green, became a Confederate brigadier general during the American Civil War.
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