Barrow, Middleton Pope, 1839-1903

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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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creatorOf Barrow, Pope Middleton, 1839-1903. Pope Barrow letter, 1892 November 22. University of Georgia, University of Georgia, Main Library
referencedIn Jackson, Henry R. (Henry Rootes), 1820-1898. Henry Rootes Jackson photograph collection, [ca. 1860-1900]. Georgia Historical Society
referencedIn Jackson, Henry R. (Henry Rootes), 1820-1898. Henry Rootes Jackson collection, 1849-1915. Georgia Historical Society
referencedIn Smith, John, 18xx-18xx. Barrow and Thomas, attorneys, document book, 1892-1893. University of Georgia, University of Georgia, Main Library
referencedIn Drew, Lionel Edward. Lionel Drew collection on Henry Rootes Jackson, 1849-1915. Georgia Historical Society
creatorOf Barrow, David Crenshaw, 1815-1899. David Crenshaw Barrow Sr. family papers, 1817-1915 (bulk 1850-1883). Georgia Newspaper Project
creatorOf Barrow, Middleton Pope, 1839-1903. Letters, 1877, 1887. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
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associatedWith Barrow, David Crenshaw, 1815-1899. person
associatedWith Cobb, Howell, 1815-1868. person
associatedWith Confederate States of America. Army corporateBody
associatedWith Drew, Lionel Edward. person
associatedWith Hill, Benjamin H. (Benjamin Harvey), 1823-1882. person
associatedWith Jackson, Henry R. (Henry Rootes), 1820-1898. person
correspondedWith Morton, Maggie person
associatedWith Richmond and Danville Railroad Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Smith, John, 18xx-18xx. person
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Women--Finance, Personal


Birth 1839-08-01

Death 1903-12-23



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