James C. Terrell

James C. Terrell ( born November 7, 1806 Franklin County, Georgia, † December 1, 1835 in Carnesville, Georgia ) was an American politician. In 1835, he represented the state of Georgia in the U.S. House of Representatives.


About the childhood and youth of James Terrell give the sources inconclusive. After studying law and qualifying as a lawyer, he started in Carnesville to work in his new profession. Between 1830 and 1834 he was a member of the House of Representatives of Georgia. In the state- wide held congressional elections of 1834, he was appointed as a Unionist for the sixth parliamentary mandate of Georgia in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Roger Lawson Gamble on March 4, 1835. Terrell was his position in Congress to exercise but only until July 8, 1835. On this day he entered, before the inaugural meeting of the new Congress, for health reasons.

In the following months, his health deteriorated further. He died on 1 December 1835 in Carnesville.