Mangum, Willie Person, 1792-1861

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1792-05-10
Death 1861-09-07

Biographical notes:

United States senator from North Carolina and congressional leader of the Whig Party.

From the description of Willie Person Mangum letters, 1842, 1844. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 182520597

Jurist and U.S. senator and representative from North Carolina.

From the description of Papers of Willie Person Mangum, 1771-1906. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83609203

Judge, member of U.S. Congress, 1823-1826, and U.S. Senator from North Carolina, 1830-1836 and 1840-1853; from Red Mountain (Durham Co.), N.C.

From the description of Papers, 1783-1861. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19902875

Biographical Note

  • 1792, May 10: Born, Orange County, N.C.
  • 1815: B.A., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C.
  • 1817: Admitted to North Carolina bar
  • 1818: Member, North Carolina house of commons
  • 1819: Judge, North Carolina superior court
  • 1819: Married Charity Alston Cain
  • 1823 - 1826 : United States representative from North Carolina
  • 1826 - 1831 : Resumed judgeship, North Carolina superior court
  • 1831 - 1837 : United States senator from North Carolina
  • 1840 - 1853 : United States senator from North Carolina
  • 1842 - 1845 : Acted as vice president of the United States on the death of President William Henry Harrison
  • 1861, Sept. 14: Died, Red Mountain, N.C.

From the guide to the Willie Person Mangum Papers, 1771-1906, (bulk 1771-1868), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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  • Plantations
  • Tariff--Law and legislation
  • Education--North Carolina
  • Politicians--Correspondence
  • Presidential candidates
  • Education
  • Agriculture--North Carolina
  • Slave records
  • Plantations--North Carolina
  • Politicians
  • Agriculture

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  • Legislators--United States
  • Jurists
  • Representatives, U.S. Congress--North Carolina
  • Senators, U.S. Congress--North Carolina

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  • North Carolina (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • North Carolina (as recorded)
  • Southern States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • North Carolina (as recorded)
  • Southern States (as recorded)