Joab Lawler Edit Profile
He attended the public schools. He studied theology and was licensed to preach.
He moved to Mardisville, Alabama, in 1820 and pursued his ministerial duties. He served in the State senate 1831 and 1832. Receiver of public moneys for the Coosa land district 1832-1835.
Treasurer of the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa 1833-1836. Lawler was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-fourth Congress. He was reelected as a Whig to the Twenty-fifth Congress and served from March 4, 1835, until his death in Washington, D.C., on May 8, 1838.
He was interred in the Congressional Cemetery.
Democratic Party, Whig Party.
He served as member of the State house of representatives 1826-1831.