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Albert Smith Marks
Albert Smith Marks, Tennessee Governor.jpg
Portrait of Marks by Washington B. Cooper
21st Governor of Tennessee
In office
February 16, 1879 – January 17, 1881
Preceded by James D. Porter
Succeeded by Alvin Hawkins
Personal details
Born (1836-10-16)October 16, 1836
Owensboro, Kentucky
Died November 4, 1891(1891-11-04) (aged 55)
Nashville, Tennessee
Resting place Winchester City Cemetery, Winchester, Tennessee
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Novella Davis (m. 1863)
Profession Attorney
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Military service
Allegiance Confederate States of America Confederate States of America
Branch/service  Confederate States of America Army
Years of service 1861–1865
Rank Confederate States of America Colonel.png Colonel
Commands 17th Tennessee Infantry
Battles/wars American Civil War
 • Camp Wildcat (1861)
 • Mill Springs (1862)
 • Munfordville (1862)
 • Stones River (1862)

Albert Smith Marks (October 16, 1836 – November 4, 1891) was an American attorney, soldier and politician. He was Governor of Tennessee from 1879 to 1881. Prior to that, he had served as a state chancery court judge. Marks fought for the Confederacy during the Civil War, and part of his leg was amputated as a result of a wound suffered at the Battle of Stones River in 1862.

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