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army officer

William Tatum Wofford, American army officer. member Georgia Legislature, 1849-1853, clerk lower house, 1853-1854; member Georgia convention, 1861, voted against secession; member Georgia Constitutional Convention, 1877.

Background

Wofford, William Tatum was born on June 28, 1823 in Habersham County, Georgia, United States. Son of William Holingsworth and Nancy (Tatum) Wofford.

Education

Studied law in Athens, Ga.

Career

Delegate to Southern Comml. General after Cobb’s death, 1863.

Membership

Member Georgia Legislature, 1849-1853, clerk lower house, 1853-1854. Member Georgia convention, 1861, voted against secession. Member Georgia Constitutional Convention, 1877.

Connections

Married Julia A. Dwight, 1859. Married second, Margaret Langdon, 1878.

father:
William Holingsworth Wofford

mother:
Nancy (Tatum) Wofford

spouses:
Julia A. Dwight

Margaret Langdon