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 Alfred Moore Scales

Alfred Moore Scales

Birth
Reidsville, Rockingham County, North Carolina, USA
Death 8 Feb 1892 (aged 64)
Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 11071 · View Source
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Civil War Confederate Brigadier General, US Congressman, North Carolina Governor. He was admitted to the bar in 1851, practiced law in Madison North Carolina and was a member of the State House of Commons, 1852 to 1857. In 1857, he was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-fifth Congress serving until 1859. With the outbreak of the Civil War, he volunteered as a Private in the Confederate Army and served the entire war, attaining the rank of Brigadier General. After the war, he resumed the practice of law and was a member of the State House of Representatives, 1866 to 1869. In 1875, he was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-fourth and to the four succeeding Congresses serving until 1884. He was elected Governor of North Carolina, in 1884 and served until 1888.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 16 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11071
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alfred Moore Scales (26 Nov 1827–8 Feb 1892), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11071, citing Green Hill Cemetery, Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .