James Michael Cavanaugh (July 4, 1823 – October 30, 1879) was a U.S. Representative from Minnesota and a delegate from the Territory of Montana. He was born in Springfield, Massachusetts, July 4, 1823 and received an academic education. He engaged in newspaper work, studied law, and was admitted to the bar in 1854 and began practice in Davenport, Iowa. He then moved to Chatfield, Fillmore County, ... more »
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''It's a treat to beat your feet on the Mississippi mud.''James Cavanaugh (1892-1967), U.S. songwriter. "Mississippi Mud," Shapiro, Bernstein & Co. (1927). Music composed by Harry Barris (1905-1962).