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George Edmund Badger

  • Birth 17 Apr 1795 New Bern, Craven County, North Carolina, USA
  • Death 11 May 1866 Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, USA
  • Burial Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 8091123

US Congressman. Presidential Cabinet member. He served as a member of the North Carolina state legislature before being elected a superior court judge in 1820. In 1841, he was appointed by President Harrison as the Secretary of the Navy. He briefly served in the same position under President Tyler, but resigned. In 1846, he was elected as a United States Senator from North Carolina, serving until 1855. President Fillmore nominated him as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, but the Senate did not confirm him.

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  • Originally Created by: Evening Blues
  • Added: 16 Nov 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8091123
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for George Edmund Badger (17 Apr 1795–11 May 1866), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8091123, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .