Thomas Flournoy Foster Edit Profile
He attended Franklin College, the founding college of the University of Georgia in Athens, and graduated in 1812 with a Bachelor of Arts (AB) degree. He studied at the Litchfield Law School, gained admittance to the state bar in 1816 and became a practicing attorney in Greensboro.
Foster was elected to the Georgia House of Representatives in 1822 and was reelected through 1825. He moved to Columbus, Georgia, the following year. In 1840, he returned to the U.S. House as a Whig in the 27th Congress.
He only served one term in that position. He died in Columbus on September 14, 1848, and was buried in that city's Linwood Cemetery.
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