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 George Thomas Goldthwaite

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George Thomas Goldthwaite Famous memorial

Birth
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death
16 Mar 1879 (aged 70)
Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, USA
Burial
Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama, USA
Plot
Lot 4, Square 34, Survey 3
Memorial ID
6432314 View Source

U.S. Senator. He attended the United States Military Academy West Point, (1823-26), moved to Alabama in 1826, studied law, was admitted to the bar and established a legal practice in Monticello, Alabama. He was judge of the circuit court, (1843-52) and an associate justice of the Alabama State Supreme Court, (1852-56). During the Civil War, he served as Adjutant General of Alabama. After the war, he was again judge of the circuit court in 1868. In 1871, he was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate, serving until 1877. Not a candidate for reelection, he lived in retirement until his death at age 69.

U.S. Senator. He attended the United States Military Academy West Point, (1823-26), moved to Alabama in 1826, studied law, was admitted to the bar and established a legal practice in Monticello, Alabama. He was judge of the circuit court, (1843-52) and an associate justice of the Alabama State Supreme Court, (1852-56). During the Civil War, he served as Adjutant General of Alabama. After the war, he was again judge of the circuit court in 1868. In 1871, he was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate, serving until 1877. Not a candidate for reelection, he lived in retirement until his death at age 69.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 21 May 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 6432314
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6432314/george-thomas-goldthwaite: accessed ), memorial page for George Thomas Goldthwaite (10 Dec 1808–16 Mar 1879), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6432314, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave .