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Bulloch, William Bellinger (William)

Born: 1777 AD
Died: 1852 AD, at 75 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Politician


1777 - Bulloch was born in Savannah, Georgia, the son of Archibald Bulloch.

1797 - He studied law and was admitted to the bar in Savannah.

1804 - He was appointed United States district attorney.

1812-1814 - He was elected as mayor of Savannah and alderman.

         - The War, he served in the Savannah Heavy Artillery, a militia unit charged with defending the Georgia coast.

         - He served in a series of political positions in Georgia: solicitor general of the State, collector of customs, Georgia House of Representatives and the Georgia Senate.

1813 - He was appointed as a Democratic Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of William H. Crawford and served from April 8, until November 6, when a successor, William Wyatt Bibb, was elected.

1816-1843 - He was one of the founders of the State Bank of Georgia and served as its president.

1852 - Bulloch died in Savannah on the 6th of May and was buried in Laurel Grove Cemetery in that same city.


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