Bethune, Marion

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Born: Apr 08, 1816 AD
Died: 1895 AD, at 78 years of age.

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.
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