Robert Carter Nicholas

Robert Carter Nicholas

Birth
Hanover County, Virginia, USA
Death 24 Dec 1856 (aged 69)
Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA
Memorial ID 8068301 · View Source
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US Senator. During the War of 1812, he served as a Major in the US Military and after the war, he moved to Louisiana and became a sugar planter in Terrebonne Parish in 1820. In 1836, he was elected as a Jacksonian to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Senator-elect Charles E.A. Gayarre, serving until 1841. After his term, he was Secretary of State of Louisiana, (1843-46).

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Find A Grave Memorial 8068301
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Carter Nicholas (10 Jan 1787–24 Dec 1856), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8068301, citing Saint Louis Cemetery Number 1, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .