National Archives And Records Administration. Rg 233: House Of Representatives.


National Archives And Records Administration. Rg 233: House Of Representatives.

National Archives And Records Administration. Rg 233: House Of Representatives.

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Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1893 (person)

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Thomas Butler King, legislator, planter, and politician, was born August 27, 1800, in Palmer, Massachusetts, and died May 10, 1864, in Waynesboro, Georgia. He migrated to Glynn County, Georgia (1820s), married Anna Matilda Page of St. Simons Island (1824), and had three prosperous plantations by the mid 1830s. King was elected a Georgia senator from Glynn County (1832, 1859), and a United States Congressman (1838, 1840, 1844, 1846); was sent to California by President Taylor to urge the formatio...

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