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Albert Collins Greene, Sen.

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Birthplace: East Greenwich, Kent County, Rhode Island, United States
Death: Died in Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, United States
Place of Burial: Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Perry M. Greene and Elizabeth Greene
Husband of Catherine Celia Greene; Julia Greene and Julia Greene
Father of Celia Larned / Greene; Benjamin Bourne and Julia Sophia Perry
Brother of William Perry Greene

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About Albert C. Greene, U.S. Senator

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Albert Collins Greene (April 15, 1792 – January 8, 1863) was a United States Senator from Rhode Island.


Biography


He was born in East Greenwich, the son of Perry Greene, a brother of American Revolutionary War General Nathanael Greene. He graduated from Kent Academy, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1812, and commenced practice in East Greenwich. He was a member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives from 1815 to 1825, serving as speaker from 1821- to 1825. He was brigadier general, and then major general, of the Fourth Brigade of State Militia from 1816 to 1823 and was attorney general of Rhode Island from 1825 to 1843.


Greene was a member of the Rhode Island Senate in 1843-1844, and was elected as a Whig to the U.S. Senate, serving from March 4, 1845 to March 4, 1851; he was not a candidate for reelection, and was elected to the Rhode Island Senate in 1851 and 1852. In 1857 he was again a member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives. He retired from public life, and died in Providence; interment was in Grace Church Cemetery.


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US Senator. Elected as a Senator from Rhode Island to the United States Senate, serving from 1845 to 1851. Also served as a member of the Rhode Island State Legislature.

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Albert C. Greene, U.S. Senator's Timeline

1792
April 15, 1792
East Greenwich, Kent County, Rhode Island, United States
1816
May 25, 1816
Age 24
1863
January 8, 1863
Age 70
Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, United States
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Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, United States