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Bethune, Marion

Born: 1816 AD
Died: 1895 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Lawyers, Politician

1816 – Born on the 8th of April in Greensboro, Georgia. He was an American representative from Georgia.
         – Attended private schools and De Hagan’s Academy.

1829 – He moved with his widowed mother to Talbotton, Georgia.

         – He engaged in mercantile pursuits. He studied law.

1842 – He was admitted to the bar and commenced practice at Talbotton.

1852 – Probate judge of Talbot County, when he voluntarily retired.

1867 – He served as member of the constitutional convention of Georgia at the time of the repeal of the ordinance of secession.

         – He served as member of the State house of representatives.

1870 – He was elected as a Republican to the Forty-first Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the House declaring that William P. Edwards was not entitled to the seat and served from December to March.

1870 – He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Forty-second Congress. He resumed the practice of law.

1872 – He was an unsuccessful candidate for election to the Forty-third Congress.

1890 – He was United States census supervisor.

1895 – He died on the 20th of February in Talbotton, Georgia. He was interred in Oakhill Cemetery.