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 Roger Lawson Gamble

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Roger Lawson Gamble

Birth
Louisville, Jefferson County, Georgia, USA
Death 20 Dec 1847 (aged 59–60)
Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, USA
Burial Louisville, Jefferson County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 7178657 View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He was a cotton planter and served as a U.S. Army officer during the War of 1812. After the war, he studied law, was admitted to the bar about 1815 and commenced to practice law in Louisville, Georgia. He was a member of the Georgia State House of Representatives, (1814-15) and elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-third Congress, serving (1833-35). In 1841, he was elected as a Whig to the Twenty-seventh Congress, serving until 1843). An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he was a Georgia Superior Court Judge, from 1845, until his death age 60.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 12 Feb 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7178657
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/7178657/roger-lawson-gamble : accessed ), memorial page for Roger Lawson Gamble (1787–20 Dec 1847), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7178657, citing Revolutionary War Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .