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Dupont Guerry, American lawyer. Served in C.S.A., about 1 year, first entering at age of 14, Lieutenant at 16; member Georgia Senate, 1880-1881.

Background

Guerry, Dupont was born on March 26, 1848 in Americus, Georgia, United States. Son of William Barnett and Sarah Amanda (Dixon) Guerry.

Education

Education common and private schools and assisted by father.

Career

Served in C.S.A., about 1 year, first entering at age of 14, Lieutenant at 16. Participated in battles of Atlanta and Griswoldville. Admitted to bar, 1868.

Member Georgia Senate, 1880-1881. United State Attorneys, 1884-1888, resigned. Delegate-at-large Democratic National Convention, 1892.

Defeated for nomination for government, 1902, on state prohibition platform. President Wesleyan Female College, 1903-1909, declined election for 3d term. In law practice, 1909-1916.

Judge City Court, Macon, Georgia, June 2, since 1916. Trustee Wesleyan Female College, Emory College.

Religion

The Covenant is not a contract in which God and human beings agree to provide particular goods and services for each other. It is not something that people have to do to create a relationship with God. God has already made it possible.

Politics

Christian discipleship is a commitment to work for social and political change of the community you live in.

Views

Male and female have common humanity, having equal worth in the eyes of God. The erroneous notion that one gender is superior to another should be rejected.

Membership

Served in C.S.A., about 1 year, first entering at age of 14, Lieutenant at 16. Member Georgia Senate, 1880-1881.

Connections

Married Fannie Davenport, of Americus, January 12, 1876.

father:
William Barnett Guerry

mother:
Sarah Amanda (Dixon) Guerry

spouse:
Fannie Davenport