Joshua Hill

Joshua Hill

Birth
Abbeville, Abbeville County, South Carolina, USA
Death 6 Mar 1891 (aged 79)
Madison, Morgan County, Georgia, USA
Burial Madison, Morgan County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 7827835 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman, U.S. Senator. He studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law in Monticello, Georgia. Entering politics, he was elected by the American Party to the Thirty-fifth and Thirty-sixth Congresses, serving (1857-61). After leaving Congress, he was appointed collector of customs at Savannah in 1866 and register in bankruptcy in 1867, but declined both offices. After Georgia’s readmission to the Union, he was elected as a Republican Georgia’s first representative to the United States Senate, serving (1868-73). Not a candidate for reelection, he resumed the practice of law until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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Member of United States Congress
From this district
1857 -- 1961
United States Senator
1871 -- 1873
Delegate to the Constitutional Conventions
of Georgia
1865 and 1877
"A Staunch Southern Friend of the Union"


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Tim Crutchfield
  • Added: 2 Sep 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7827835
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joshua Hill (10 Jan 1812–6 Mar 1891), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7827835, citing Madison Historic Cemeteries, Madison, Morgan County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .