Gibson, Randall Lee, 1832-1892

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Dates:
Birth 1832-09-10
Death 1892-12-15

Biographical notes:

Randall Lee Gibson, Confederate States Army general and New Orleans lawyer, was a United States representative and senator from Louisiana. He graduated from Yale University in 1853 and from the law department of the University of Louisiana in 1855. His father, Tobias Gibson, was a planter of Oak Forest Plantation, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana.

From the description of Randall Lee Gibson papers, 1848-1891. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 298858456

United States representative and senator from Louisiana, Confederate States Army general, and New Orleans lawyer.

From the description of Randall L. Gibson speech, 1888. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 259355872

Randall Lee Gibson was a US senator from Louisiana from 1883 until his death in 1892.

From the description of Gibson, R. L., letter, 1891. (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 82217861

Randall Lee Gibson graduated from Yale College in 1853 and from the law department of the University of Louisiana (later Tulane University) in 1855. He served in the Confederate Army between 1861 and 1864 when he was promoted to brigadier general. Gibson practiced law in New Orleans, La., after the war and was a U.S. Representative (1875-1883) and U.S. Senator (1883-1892) for Louisiana.

From the description of Randall Lee Gibson papers, 1861-1863. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 166253313

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Subjects:

  • Legislators--History--19th century
  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
  • Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862
  • Levees

Occupations:

  • Governors--Louisiana

Places:

  • Oak Forest Plantation (La.) (as recorded)
  • Spanish Fort (Ala.) (as recorded)
  • Magnolia Plantation (La.) (as recorded)
  • Louisiana (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • New Orleans (La.) (as recorded)
  • Terrebonne Parish (La.) (as recorded)
  • Greenwood Plantation (La.) (as recorded)
  • Louisiana--Terrebonne Parish (as recorded)
  • Louisiana (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)