Alfred Fields

Alfred Fields (Panola County)

State House: 1880-1881

Born: c. 1846 in Bourbon County, KY

Trader. Listed on the 1870 and 1880 census in Panola County. In 1870, he was living with other family members, possibly siblings, with farming as his occupation. In 1880, he was living with wife Alice and two children, his occupation listed as “huckster.” In 1884, Fields was convicted of bribery and sentenced to two years in the state penitentiary.

Weekly Panola Star, February 12, 1881
Weekly Panola Star, October 29, 1881
Panola Weekly Star, May 31, 1884
Panola Weekly Star, February 7, 1885
Clarion Ledger, March 4, 1885
Panola Weekly Star, January 16, 1886