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James Zachariah George

James Zachariah George, American senator, jurist. member Mississippi Secession Convention, 1861; member United States Senate from Mississippi, March 4, 1881-1897; member Mississippi Constitutional Convention, 1890.


  • George, James Zachariah was born on October 20, 1826 in Monroe County, Georgia, United States. Son of Joseph Warren and Mary (Chamblis) George.

  • Career

    • General of Mississippi state troops, during Civil War. Chief justice Mississippi Supreme Court, 1879-1881.


    • Author: The Political History of Slavery in the United States, published 1915.


    Member Mississippi Secession Convention, 1861. Member United States Senate from Mississippi, March 4, 1881-1897. Member Mississippi Constitutional Convention, 1890.


    • Married Elizabeth Young, c.
    • father: Joseph Warren George
    • mother: Mary (Chamblis) George
    • spouse: Elizabeth Young
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    Born October 20, 1826
    Died August 14, 1897
    (aged 70)