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Mason, James Murray

Born: 1798 AD
Died: 1871 AD
Nationality: N/A
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US-Confederate politician


Senator from Virginia 1847-1861


drafted Fugitive Slave Act 1850


president pro tempore of Senate 1857


en route to Britain, with John Slidell seized from British ship Trent 1861 and imprisoned (Trent Affair), released 1862


grandson of George Mason