Gabriel Holmes (1769 - 1829)

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Birthplace: Clinton, Sampson Co., North Carolina
Death: Died in Montpelier, Richmond Co., North Carolina
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About Gabriel Holmes

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Gabriel Holmes was the 21st Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina from 1821 to 1824. He was not affiliated with any party; a Representative from North Carolina; born near Clinton, Sampson County, N.C., in 1769; attended Zion Parnassus Academy in Rowan County and Harvard University; studied law in Raleigh, N.C.; was admitted to the bar in 1790 and commenced practice in Clinton, N.C.; served in the State House of Commons 1794 and 1795; member of the State Senate 1797-1802, 1812, and 1813; Governor of North Carolina 1821-1824; elected to the Nineteenth, Twentieth, and Twenty-first Congresses and served from March 4, 1825, until his death near Clinton, Sampson County, N.C., September 26, 1829; Chairman, Committee on Expenditures in the Post Office Department (Twentieth Congress); burial in the John Sampson Cemetery. His body was moved there on Memorial Day, 1984, by the Sampson County Historical Society. N.C. Archives


He was the father of the Confederate Lieutenant General Theophilus H. Holmes.

-------------------- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gabriel_Holmes

Gabriel Holmes was the 21st Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina from 1821 to 1824. He was not affiliated with any party; a Representative from North Carolina; born near Clinton, Sampson County, N.C., in 1769; attended Zion Parnassus Academy in Rowan County and Harvard University; studied law in Raleigh, N.C.; was admitted to the bar in 1790 and commenced practice in Clinton, N.C.; served in the State House of Commons 1794 and 1795; member of the State Senate 1797-1802, 1812, and 1813; Governor of North Carolina 1821-1824; elected to the Nineteenth, Twentieth, and Twenty-first Congresses and served from March 4, 1825, until his death near Clinton, Sampson County, N.C., September 26, 1829; Chairman, Committee on Expenditures in the Post Office Department (Twentieth Congress); burial in the John Sampson Cemetery. His body was moved there on Memorial Day, 1984, by the Sampson County Historical Society. N.C. Archives


He was the father of the Confederate Lieutenant General Theophilus H. Holmes.

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Gabriel Holmes, Governor's Timeline

1769
1769
Clinton, Sampson Co., North Carolina
1795
January 7, 1795
Age 26
1797
1797
Age 28
1804
November 11, 1804
Age 35
Sampson, Richmond Co., North Carolina
November 13, 1804
Age 35
1829
1829
Age 60
Montpelier, Richmond Co., North Carolina
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