Marion Bethune

Marion Bethune

Birth
Greensboro, Greene County, Georgia, USA
Death 20 Feb 1895 (aged 78)
Talbotton, Talbot County, Georgia, USA
Burial Talbotton, Talbot County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 7999778 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He attended De Hagan's Academy, engaged in mercantile pursuits, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1842 and commenced to practice law at Talbotton, Georgia. He was probate judge of Talbot County, (1852-68) and a member of the Georgia State House of Representatives, (1867-71). In 1870, he was elected as a Republican to the Forty-first Congress to fill the vacancy of William P. Edwards, serving until 1871. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he resumed the practice of law and was a United States census supervisor in 1890.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 7999778
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Marion Bethune (8 Apr 1816–20 Feb 1895), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7999778, citing Talbotton City Cemetery, Talbotton, Talbot County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .