Andrew Jackson Clements

Andrew Jackson Clements ( born December 23, 1832 in Ville Clement, Clay County, Tennessee; † 7 November 1913 in Glasgow, Kentucky ) was an American politician. Between 1861 and 1863 he represented the state of Tennessee in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Andrew Clements first attended a private school and then the Burritt College in Sparta. After a subsequent medical studies and his medical license, he began to Lafayette to work in his new profession. Politically, he was a Unionist against the escape of his State of the Union. In the congressional elections of 1860 he was in the third electoral district of Tennessee in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Reese Bowen Brabson on March 4, 1861. Although Tennessee joined the Confederacy, he was a loyal supporter of the Union to exercise its mandate in Congress until the end of the legislature on March 3, 1863. Subsequently, the state remained until 1866 without congressional representation.

After the end of his time in Congress was Andrew Clements military doctor in a unit from Tennessee who fought in the army of the Union. Between 1866 and 1867 he was a delegate in the House of Representatives from Tennessee. He also practiced as a doctor again. On his estate he established a school. Andrew Clements died on 7 November 1913 in Glasgow.