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William McWillie
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Birth Date:November 17, 1795
Astrology Sign:Scorpio
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Died Date:March 3, 1869

Occupation:US Politician

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William McWillie

Biography:William McWillie (November 17, 1795-March 3, 1869) was the twenty-second governor of Mississippi from 1857 to 1859. He was a Democrat. McWillie was the last governor of Mississippi prior to the outbreak of the War Between the States.

He was born near Liberty Hill, South Carolina, on November 17, 1795. His father Colonel Adam McWillie was in command of a regiment during the War of 1812.

McWillie graduated from South Carolina college in 1817. Then he began the study of law,being admitted to the bar in 1818.

He married Catherine Anderson (1812-1873), daughter of Dr. Edward H. Anderson of Camden, South Carolina, and granddaughter of a noted officer of the Maryland Line. Their son Adam McWillie would best be rememebered for his cruelty to his plantation slaves.

Between 1836 and 1840 he served in each branch of the South Carolina legislature. In 1845 he moved to Mississippi, and was elected to congress as a Democrat in 1849. In congress he served December 3, 1849, to March 3, 1851. In 1858 he became governor of Mississippi, which office he held until 1860. McWillie died in Kirkwood, Mississippi, on March 3, 1869.

Preceded by: John J. McRae Governor of Mississippi 1857-1859 Succeeded by: John J. Pettus Governors of Mississippi Holmes • Poindexter • Leake • Brandon • Holmes • Brandon • Scott • Lynch • Runnels • Quitman • Lynch • McNutt • Tucker • Brown • Matthews • Quitman • Guion • J. Whitfield • Foote • Pettus • McRae • McWillie • Pettus • Clark • Sharkey • Humphreys • Ames • Alcorn • Powers • Ames • Stone • Lowry • Stone • McLaurin • Longino • Vardaman • Noel • Brewer • Bilbo • Russell • H. Whitfield • Murphree • Bilbo • Conner • White • Johnson • Murphree • Bailey • Wright • White • Coleman • Barnett • Johnson Jr. • Williams • Waller • Finch • Winter • Allain • Mabus • Fordice • Musgrove • Barbour

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William McWillie's Personality Tarot Card The Hierophant - Personality Card

Birthday: November 17, 1795

Guidance on religious matters and the need to find spiritual meaning in life.

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William McWillie's Growth Tarot Card Justice

Birthday: November 17, 2017

Balance, wisdom and a need for rational, logical solutions.




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