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John Milledge

John Milledge, senator, governor of Georgia.

Background

  • Milledge, John was born in 1757 in Savannah, Georgia, United States. Son of Captain John and Mistress (Robe) Milledge.

  • Career

    • General Ga; General Assembly.

    Membership

    Served with Continental Army in defense of Savannah, seige of Atlanta and assault to retake Savannah during Revolutionary War. Member Georgia General Assembly. Member United States House of Representatives from Georgia, 3d-5th, 7th congresses, 1793-1799, 1801-1802.

    Member commission to choose site for U. Georgia, 1800 (site chosen outside of state grant, Milledge bought it for $400,000 and gave to University). Member United States Senate from Georgia, 1806-1809, president pro tem, 1809.

    Connections

    • Married Martha Galphin. Married second, Ann Lamar.
    • father: Captain John Milledge
    • mother: Mistress (Robe) Milledge
    • spouses: Martha Galphin
    • Ann Lamar
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    Died February 9, 1818
    (aged 61)
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