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Albion Winegar Tourgee

Albion Winegar Tourgee, jurist, author, United States consul general Halifax, Nova Scoti. member North Carolina constitutional convs., 1868, 1874; member of commission for code revision.

Background

  • Tourgee, Albion Winegar was born on May 2, 1838 in Williamsfield, Ohio, United States.

  • Education

    • Graduate Rochester U., 1862.

    Career

    • Officer Union army; Editor The Continent, literary weekly, 1881-1884.

    Works

    • Editor The Continent, literary weekly, 1881-1884. Contributor to newspapers and mags. Lecturer. Author: (novels) A Royal Gentleman, Figs and Thistles, A Fool’s Errand, Bricks Without Straw, Hot Plowshares, Black Ice, Button’s Inn, With Gauge and Swallow, Paotolus Prime, Murvale Eastman, John Eax, The Hip-Roof House, A Son of Old Harry, Out of the Sunset Sea, The Man Who Outlived Himself, The Story of a Thousand (historical), An Outing with the Queen of Hearts, An Appeal to Cæsar, Letters to a King (essays), War of the Standards (finance), The Code with Notes, North Carolina.

      Digest of Cited Cases, North Carolina Wrote: The Twentieth Century Peacemaker, Contemporary Review, London, June 1899.

    Membership

    Member North Carolina constitutional convs., 1868, 1874. Member of commission for code revision.

    Connections

    • Married Emma L. Kilbourne, May 14, 1863.
    • spouse: Emma L. Kilbourne
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    Died 1905
    (aged 66)
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