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Wilson Lumpkin

Wilson Lumpkin
35th Governor of Georgia
In office
November 9, 1831–November 4, 1835
Preceded by George R. Gilmer
Succeeded by William Schley
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from 4th district
In office
March 4, 1827 – March 3, 1829
Preceded by district created
Succeeded by Hugh A. Haralson
Personal details
Born (1783-01-14)January 14, 1783
near Dan River, Virginia
Died December 28, 1870(1870-12-28) (aged 87)
Athens, Georgia
Political party Democratic

Wilson Lumpkin (January 14, 1783 – December 28, 1870) was a governor of United States Representative and Senator.

Born near Dan River, Virginia, he moved in 1784 to Athens, Georgia.

Lumpkin was a member of the John P. King and served from November 22, 1837, to March 3, 1841; while in the Senate, he was chairman of the Committee on Manufactures (Twenty-sixth Congress). Lumpkin was a member of the State board of public works, and died in Athens in 1870; interment was in Oconee Hill Cemetery.

Lumpkin's grandson,

United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
George Troup
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Thomas Willis Cobb
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Representatives elected at large
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Representatives elected at large
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Representatives elected by district
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Augustin Smith Clayton
Succeeded by
Political offices
Preceded by
George R. Gilmer
Governor of Georgia
Succeeded by
William Schley
United States Senate
Preceded by
John Pendleton King
U.S. Senator (Class 2) from Georgia
November 22, 1837 – March 4, 1841
Served alongside: Alfred Cuthbert
Succeeded by
John Macpherson Berrien
Honorary titles
Preceded by
Henry Dodge
Oldest living U.S. Senator
June 19, 1867 – December 28, 1870
Succeeded by
John Ruggles
  • Find-A-Grave profile for Wilson Lumpkin
  • The Removal of the Cherokee Indians from Georgia By Wilson Lumpkin, Including Speeches & Correspondence, 1827-41, New York, 1907

External links

  1. ^ a b Paul DeForest Hicks (2002). Joseph Henry Lumpkin: Georgia's First Chief Justice. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press. 
  2. ^ Dan Morris and Inez Morris (1974). Who was who in American Politics: A Biographical Dictionary of Over 4,000 Men and Women... Hawthorn Books. 
  3. ^ State of Georgia (2012). "Lumpkin County". State of Georgia. Retrieved 2012-05-29. 



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