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 George Hillyer

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George Hillyer

  • Birth 17 Mar 1835 Athens, Clarke County, Georgia, USA
  • Death 2 Oct 1927 Atlanta, DeKalb County, Georgia, USA
  • Burial Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA
  • Memorial ID 7937278

Atlanta Mayor. He left his law practice to join the Confederate Army where he served as a Captain in the 9th Georgia Infantry Regiment, a unit that lost all but ten men in the July 1863 Battle of Gettysburg. From 1870 to 1874, he was a member of the Georgia state senate. He was appointed judge of the Fulton County Superior Court in 1877. From 1885 to 1886, he served as the mayor of Atlanta, Georgia.

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  • Originally Created by: Evening Blues
  • Added: 30 Sep 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7937278
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Hillyer (17 Mar 1835–2 Oct 1927), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7937278, citing Oakland Cemetery, Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .