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William Jonathan Northen

  • Birth 9 Jul 1835 Jones County, Georgia, USA
  • Death 25 Mar 1913 Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA
  • Burial Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA
  • Memorial ID 7937492

Georgia Governor. He served as both a Georgia state senator and a Georgia state representative before his election as a two term Georgia Governor in 1890. While Governor, he established an agricultural and mechanical college for black students and a school for training teachers. After leaving office, he worked for a time as the state historian.

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  • Originally Created by: Evening Blues
  • Added: 30 Sep 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7937492
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Jonathan Northen (9 Jul 1835–25 Mar 1913), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7937492, citing Oakland Cemetery, Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .