Barrow, Middleton Pope, 1839-1903

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Birth 1839-08-01
Death 1903-12-23

Biographical notes:

Middleton Pope Barrow, (grandson of Wilson Lumpkin), a Senator from Georgia; born near Antioch (now Stephens), Oglethorpe County, Ga., August 1, 1839; attended a private academy; graduated from the law department of the University of Georgia at Athens in 1860; admitted to the bar in 1860 and commenced practice in Athens, Clarke County, Ga.; during the Civil War entered the Confederate service in 1861 and served throughout the war; resumed the practice of law in Athens; member of the State constitutional convention in 1877; member, State house of representatives 1880-1881; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1882 to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Benjamin H. Hill and served from November 15, 1882, to March 3, 1883; was not a candidate for reelection; resumed the practice of law in Athens, Ga.; judge of the eastern judicial circuit of Georgia from January 6, 1902, until his death in Savannah, Ga., December 23, 1903; interment in a private cemetery on the family plantation in Oglethorpe County, Ga. Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. (Retrieved 8/18/2009)

From the description of Pope Barrow letter, 1892 November 22. (University of Georgia). WorldCat record id: 432311884

Georgia resident (Clarke County), Confederate staff officer, lawyer, and U.S. Senator.

From the description of Letters, 1877, 1887. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 34122411


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