James T. SANDFORD, Congress, TN

SANDFORD, James T., a Representative from Tennessee; born in Virginia, birth date unknown; attended the common schools; moved to Columbia, Tenn.; engaged in agricultural pursuits; elected as a Jackson Republican to the Eighteenth Congress (March 4, 1823-March 3, 1825); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Nineteenth Congress in 1825; contributed a part of his wealth to the establishment of Jackson College at Columbia, Tenn.; death date unknown.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present