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 William Savin Fulton

William Savin Fulton

Birth
Cecil County, Maryland, USA
Death 15 Aug 1844 (aged 49)
Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA
Burial Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA
Memorial ID 22363 · View Source
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Arkansas Governor, U.S. Senator. During the War of 1812, he served in a company of U.S. Volunteers at Fort McHenry, Maryland. After the war, he graduated from Baltimore College in 1813, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1817 and commenced to practice law in Gallatin, Tennessee. He was military secretary to General Andrew Jackson in his Florida campaign of 1818, moved to Alabama, in 1820 and was judge of the Lauderdale County court in 1822. In 1829, he was appointed by President Andrew Jackson secretary of the Territory of Arkansas and appointed Governor of Arkansas, serving (1835-36). Upon the admission of Arkansas as a State in 1836, he was elected as a Jacksonian to the United States Senate and served until his death at age 49.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Added: 17 May 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22363
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Savin Fulton (2 Jun 1795–15 Aug 1844), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22363, citing Mount Holly Cemetery, Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .