Billington Mccarter Sanders, American clergyman, university president. member lower house Georgia Legislature, 1817.
Sanders, Billington Mccarter was born on December 2, 1789 in Columbia County, Georgia, United States. Son of Ephraim and Nancy Sanders.
Graduate South Carolina. College, 1809.
22 children. Farmer, 1811-1832. Member lower house Georgia Legislature, 1817. Joined Kiokee Baptist Church, 1810.
Licensed to preach by Union Church, Warren County, Georgia. Ordained to ministry Baptist Church, 1825. Pastor Baptist chs. in Georgia.
1st principal Mercer Institute (became Mercer U., 1839), Penfield, Georgia, 1832-1839, president Mercer U., 1839, trustee, 1839-1854, secretary, treasurer, several years. Moderator Georgia Baptist Association, 9 years, clerk, several years. President Baptist State Convention, 6 years.
Editor Christian Index, 1 year. Delegate Triennial and Southern Baptist convs.
Member lower house Georgia Legislature, 1817.
Married Martha Lamar, March 17, 1812. Married second, Cynthia Hailiday, February 25, 1824.