Charles James McDonald, Gov. (1793 - 1860)

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Birthplace: Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Death: Died in Marietta, Cobb, Georgia, United States
Occupation: lawyer, legislator, governor of Georgia
Managed by: William Chandler Lanier Jr.
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About Charles James McDonald, Gov.

http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/nge/Article.jsp?id=h-2817

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_J._McDonald

Charles James McDonald (July 9, 1793 – December 16, 1860) was an American attorney, jurist and politician.


He was born in Charleston, South Carolina and moved with his family to Hancock County, Georgia in 1794.


He served as a brigadier general in the Georgia Militia from 1823 to 1825.


McDonald served as the 37th Governor of Georgia from 1839 to 1843, defeating the Whig candidate William Crosby Dawson. In addition to serving in the Georgia Senate and Georgia House of Representatives, McDonald also served as a justice on the Supreme Court of Georgia.

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=7958258


McDonald died in Marietta, Georgia in 1860 and was buried in the Episcopal Cemetery in that same city.

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Charles McDonald, Gov.'s Timeline

1793
July 9, 1793
Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, United States
1826
1826
Age 32
1835
October, 1835
Age 42
Macon, Georgia, USA
1860
December 16, 1860
Age 67
Marietta, Cobb, Georgia, United States
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Episcopal Cemetery