Houston, George S. (George Smith), 1811-1879

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Houston, a lawyer from Athens, Alabama, served in the U.S. Congress, 1841-1849 and 1851-1861. In 1874, he was elected governor of Alabama and served two successive terms. He was sent to the U.S. Senate in 1879, but died later that year.

From the description of Papers, 1839-1881. (Auburn University). WorldCat record id: 28627376

U.S. Representative and Senator from Alabama, and Governor of Alabama; from Athens (Limestone Co.), Ala.

From the description of Papers, 1831-1899. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19643068

Governor of Alabama and U.S. Senator.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Montgomery, Ala., to W.W. Garth, 1877 Dec. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269530277

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creatorOf Alabama. State Board of Assessment. Minute books, 1870-1882. Alabama Department of Archives and History
referencedIn Barnard, Professor, Photographer. Alabama cased photographs collection, [184-?]-[188-?]. Alabama Department of Archives and History
creatorOf Houston, George Smith, 1811-1879. Papers, 1839-1881. Auburn University.
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 26: Office Of The Secretary, Incoming Corres..
creatorOf Alabama. Governor (1845-1847 : Martin). Administrative files, 1845-1847. Alabama Department of Archives and History
creatorOf Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889. Calling cards, ca. 1850-1889. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Houston, George Smith, 1811-1879. Autograph letter signed : Montgomery, Ala., to W.W. Garth, 1877 Dec. 10. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Alabama. Governor (1857-1861 : A.B. Moore). Military correspondence, 1860-1861. Alabama Department of Archives and History
creatorOf Houston, George S. (George Smith), 1811-1879. Papers, 1831-1899. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Carmichael, Emmett B. Pamphlets vertical file--persons, [ca.1835]-[ca.1835]- Alabama Department of Archives and History
referencedIn Alabama. Governor (1878-1882 : Cobb). Administrative files, 1878-1882. Alabama Department of Archives and History
creatorOf Alabama. Governor (1847-1849 : Chapman). Administrative files, 1847-1849. Alabama Department of Archives and History
creatorOf Alabama. Governor (1874-1878: Houston). Administrative files, 1874-1878. Alabama Department of Archives and History
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associatedWith Acklen, Joseph Alexander Smith, 1816-1863. person
associatedWith Alabama. Governor (1845-1847 : Martin). corporateBody
associatedWith Alabama. Governor (1847-1849 : Chapman). corporateBody
associatedWith Alabama. Governor (1857-1861 : A.B. Moore). corporateBody
associatedWith Alabama. Governor (1874-1878: Houston). corporateBody
associatedWith Alabama. Governor (1878-1882 : Cobb) corporateBody
associatedWith Alabama. State Board of Assessment. corporateBody
associatedWith Bynum, O. H. person
associatedWith Chapman, Reuben, 1802-1882. person
associatedWith Clay, C. C. (Clement Claiborne), 1816-1882. person
associatedWith Clay, Clement Comer, 1789-1866. person
associatedWith Clemens, Jeremiah, 1814-1865. person
correspondedWith Cunningham, K. M. person
associatedWith Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889. person
associatedWith Devens, Charles, 1820-1891. person
associatedWith Gallaway, Matthew Campbell, b. 1820. person
associatedWith Garth, William Willis, 1828-1912, person
correspondedWith Hayes, Rutherford B. person
associatedWith Hubbard, David, 1792-1874. person
associatedWith Kennedy, John Stewart, 1830-1909. person
associatedWith Mathews, A. C. person
associatedWith Norman, F. G. person
associatedWith O'Neal, F. A. person
associatedWith Paris Exposition corporateBody
associatedWith Saunders, James Edmonds, 1806-1896. person
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Athens (Ala.)
Texas
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Birth 1811-01-17

Death 1879-12-31

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