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Wilson Lumpkin
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Sex:M
Age:87
Birth Date:January 14, 1783
Astrology Sign:Capricron
Chinese Sign: -
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Died Date:December 28, 1870
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Occupation:US Politician

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WILSON LUMPKIN
Wilson Lumpkin

Biography:Wilson Lumpkin (January 14, 1783 - December 28, 1870) was a United States Representative and Senator from Georgia. Born near Dan River, Virginia, he moved in 1784 to Oglethorpe County, Georgia with his parents, who settled near Point Peter and subsequently at Lexington, Georgia. He attended the common schools, and taught school and farmed; he studied law, and was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Athens, Georgia.

Lumpkin was a member of the Georgia House of Representatives from 1804 to 1812, and was elected as a Representative to the Fourteenth United States Congress, serving from March 4, 1815 to March 3, 1817. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection, and was the State Indian Commissioner. He was elected to the Twentieth, Twenty-first, and Twenty-second Congresses and served from March 4, 1827, until his resignation in 1831 before the convening of the Twenty-second Congress to run for the governorship; he was also commissioner on the Georgia-Florida boundary line commission, and was Governor of Georgia from 1831 to 1835. In 1835, he was appointed commissioner under the Cherokee treaty in 1835. He was elected to the U.S. Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of John P. King and served from November 22, 1837, to March 3, 1841; while in the Senate, he was chairman of the Committee on Manufactures (Twenty-sixth Congress). Lumpkin was a member of the State board of public works, and died in Athens in 1870; interment was in Oconee Cemetery.

Lumpkin's grandson, Middleton P. Barrow, also served in the U.S. Senate. Lumpkin's brother Joseph Henry Lumpkin was the first chief justice of the Georgia supreme court. Their nephew John Henry Lumpkin was a U.S. Representative from Georgia.

Preceded by: George R. Gilmer Governor of Georgia 1831-1835 Succeeded by: William Schley

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Personality and Character Cards:
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Wilson Lumpkin's Personality Tarot Card The Chariot - Personality Card

Birthday: January 14, 1783

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


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Wilson Lumpkin's Growth Tarot Card The Sun

Birthday: January 14, 2011

Cheerfulness, prosperity, energy and optimism.

 

 

 

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