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Alexander Mouton
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Sex:M
Age:80
Birth Date:November 19, 1804
Astrology Sign:Scorpio
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Died Date:February 12, 1885
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Occupation:US Politician

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ALEXANDER MOUTON
Alexander Mouton

Biography:Alexander Mouton (November 19, 1804 - February 12, 1885) was a United States Senator and Governor of Louisiana. Born in Attakapas district (now Lafayette Parish, he pursued classical studies and graduated from Georgetown College. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1825, and commenced practice in Lafayette Parish. He was a planter and from 1827 to 1832 was a member of the Louisiana House of Representatives, serving as speaker in 1831 - 1832. He was a presidential elector on the Democratic ticket in 1828, 1832, and 1836, and was an unsuccessful candidate for election in 1830 to the Twenty-second Congress. In 1836 he was again a member of the State house of representatives.

Mouton was elected as a Democrat to the U.S. Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Alexander Porter, was reelected to the full term, and served from January 12, 1837, until his resignation on March 1, 1842. While in the Senate he was chairman of the Committee on Agriculture (Twenty-sixth Congress).

From 1842 to 1846, Mouton was Governor of Louisiana. He was president of the State secession convention in 1861 and an unsuccessful candidate to the Confederate Senate. Actively involved in railroads, he was president of the Southwestern Railroad Convention.

He died near Vermillionville (now Lafayette) in 1885; interment was in St. John's Cemetery.


Personality and Character Cards:
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Alexander Mouton's Personality Tarot Card The Chariot - Personality Card

Birthday: November 19, 1804

A struggle or conflict, yet strong potential for triumph over adversity.


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Alexander Mouton's Growth Tarot Card The Lovers

Birthday: November 19, 2010

A relationship or love affair with a trial or choice involved.

 

 

 

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