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Bulloch, William Bellinger

Born: 1777 AD
Died: 1852 AD
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.