Born: Jun 30, 1802 AD
Died: 1869 AD, at 66 years of age.
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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