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 Joseph Emerson Brown

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Joseph Emerson Brown

Birth
Pickens County, South Carolina, USA
Death 30 Nov 1894 (aged 73)
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA
Burial Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA
Plot Section 4 Block 99 Lots 3 & 4 Grave 23
Memorial ID 7826410 View Source
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Civil War Georgia Governor, US Congressman. He served as Governor of Georgia from 1855 until 1865, which encompassed the length of the Civil War. He was a staunch States Rights advocate, and frequently invoked those rights in conflicts with Confederate President Jefferson Davis' government during the war. In 1880 he was appointed as a Democratic Senator from Georgia to the United States Senate, serving from 1880 to 1891.

Bio by: Tim Crutchfield


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Tim Crutchfield
  • Added: 2 Sep 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7826410
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7826410/joseph-emerson-brown : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Emerson Brown (15 Apr 1821–30 Nov 1894), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7826410, citing Oakland Cemetery, Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .