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George Walton

senator , governor of Georgia

George Walton, senator, governor of Georgia. member Committee on Resolutions, Committee of Correspondence; member group that called and organized Georgia Provincial Congress, Liberty Pole, 1775; member Georgia Constitutional Convention of 1788; member United States Senate from Georgia, 1795. February 20, 1796; member commission to locate Franklin College.

Background

Walton, George was born in 1741 in Farmville, Virginia, United States. Son of Robert and Sally (or Mary) (Hughes) Walton.

Career

President Ga; delegate Continental Congress, 1776-1777, 80-81, mem. Chief justice Ga.

Membership

Member Committee on Resolutions, Committee of Correspondence. Member group that called and organized Georgia Provincial Congress, Liberty Pole, 1775. Member Georgia Constitutional Convention of 1788.

Member United States Senate from Georgia, 1795. February 20, 1796; member commission to locate Franklin College.

Connections

Married Dorothy Camber, 1775, 2 children.

father:
Robert Walton

mother:
Sally (or Mary) (Hughes) Walton

spouse:
Dorothy Camber