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Fitzpatrick, Benjamin

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Born: 1802 AD
Died: 1869 AD, at 66 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Politician

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1802 - Born on June 30th in in Greene County, Georgia. A senator from Alabama.

1821 - Attended the public schools, studied law, admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Montgomery, Alabama.

1822 - Was the solicitor of the Montgomery circuit.

1829 - Moved to his plantation in Autauga County and engaged in planting.

1841 - Elected as the Governor of Alabama.

1848 - Appointed as a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Dixon H. Lewis.

1853 - Elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of William R. King.

1855 - Elected to the United States Senate as a Democrat to fill the vacancy in the term.

1860 - Nominated for Vice President of the United States on the Democratic ticket with Stephen A. Douglas.

1865 - President of the constitutional convention of Alabama.

1869 - Died on November 21st in Wetumpka, Alabama.

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