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Arthur Pendleton Bagby

  • Birth 1794 Louisa County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 21 Sep 1858 Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, USA
  • Burial Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, USA
  • Memorial ID 6406671

Alabama Governor, U.S. Senator. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1819 and opened a practice in Claiborne, Alabama. He was a member of the Alabama State House of Representatives, (1821-22, 24, 34-36) and also a member of the Alabama State Senate, in 1825. In 1837, he was elected as a Democrat the 10th Governor of Alabama, serving until 1841. After his term, he was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Clement C. Clay, serving (1841-48). He then was appointed Minister to Russia, (1848-49) and later a member of the commission to codify the State laws of Alabama, in 1852.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 10 May 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6406671
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Arthur Pendleton Bagby (1794–21 Sep 1858), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6406671, citing Magnolia Cemetery, Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .