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Robert Stell Heflin

Robert Stell Heflin (1815-1901) was legislator from Alabama. Heflin, who was born in Georgia, started his life as a court clerk and a lawyer. He then became a state representative in the state of Georgia. After one year, he moved to Randolph County, Alabama, where he became a state representative in 1849, and a state senator in 1860. From there, he was elected to the United States Congress as a member of the House of Representatives in 1869. Robert Heflin died in 1901 in Alabama.

He was the uncle of Alabama Senator James Thomas Heflin and granduncle of Alabama Senator Howell Heflin.

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