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Albion Winegar Tourgee Edit Profile

jurist , author , Nova Scoti , United States consul general Halifax

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

  • Other Work

    • 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