|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Tennessee's 4th district
March 4, 1843 – March 3, 1847
|Preceded by||Thomas J. Campbell|
|Succeeded by||Hugh Hill|
|Member of the Tennessee House of Representatives|
|Born||September 4, 1797|
|Died||July 20, 1877 (aged 79)|
|Spouse(s)||Susan Jones Cullom|
Cullom was born in Monticello, Kentucky, on September 4, 1797. He received a liberal schooling, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1823, and commenced practice in Monroe, Overton County, Tennessee. He married Susan Jones and they had seven children.
After resuming the practice of law, Cullom served as the circuit judge of the fourth judicial circuit of Tennessee from 1850 to 1852. He was a member of the peace convention in 1861 held in Washington, D.C., in an effort to prevent the impending war. He was the brother of William Cullom and uncle of Shelby Moore Cullom.
- United States Congress. "Alvan Cullom (id: C000972)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- Alvan Cullom at Find a Grave
|U.S. House of Representatives|
|Preceded by |
Thomas J. Campbell
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives |
from Tennessee's 4th congressional district