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James Zachariah George Edit Profile

senator , jurist

James Zachariah George, American senator, jurist. member Mississippi Secession Convention, 1861; member United States Senate from Mississippi, March 4, 1881-1897; member Mississippi Constitutional Convention, 1890.

Background

George, James Zachariah was born on October 20, 1826 in Monroe County, Georgia, United States. Son of Joseph Warren and Mary (Chamblis) George.

Career

General of Mississippi state troops, during Civil War. Chief justice Mississippi Supreme Court, 1879-1881.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Political History of Slavery in the United States, published 1915.

Membership

Member Mississippi Secession Convention, 1861. Member United States Senate from Mississippi, March 4, 1881-1897. Member Mississippi Constitutional Convention, 1890.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Young, c.

father:
Joseph Warren George

mother:
Mary (Chamblis) George

spouse:
Elizabeth Young