Joseph James Seawell

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Joseph James Seawell

Birthplace: North Carolina, United States
Death: September 14, 1883 (69-78)
Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Henry Seawell and Grizzell Seawell
Husband of Elizabeth Caroline Campbell
Father of Joseph Henderson Seawell
Brother of Leonard Henderson Seawell; Henry Seawell; Richard Bullock Seawell; John Hinton Seawell; William Seawell and 3 others

Managed by: Donald Paul Hunter
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About Joseph James Seawell

Probate Judge; Mayor of Mobile 1851-52.

The Order of Myths' first President, Joseph Seawell, “an ancient and seasoned Cowbellion,” was also a respected attorney and politician. Seawell had come to Mobile from North Carolina to practice law in the mid-1830s. In the 1840s he was a Democratic State Senator and then Judge of the County Court of Mobile. He had also been Mayor of Mobile in 1852. With a full resume behind him, he symbolized, as President, the high quality expected of the membership.

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Joseph James Seawell's Timeline

North Carolina, United States
August 8, 1839
September 14, 1883
Age 74
Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, United States