A Standard History of Georgia and Georgians (Volume 5)

 
9780217311342: A Standard History of Georgia and Georgians (Volume 5)

This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1917. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... prominent in politics, and was elected a representative to the Thirty-first Congress as a whig, serving from 1849 to 1851. Later' he was appointed consul general to Havana. No information is available as to the remainder of his life. Joseph Bryan, of Savannah, who represented Georgia in the Eighth and Ninth congresses, serving from October 7, 1803, until he resigned in 1806, was a son of Jonathan Bryan, one of the most famous of the Revolutionary characters in Georgia. He retired voluntarily from the public service and does not appear to have again re-entered it, certainly not in prominent capacity. One of his daughters, Georgia, married Dr. James Proctor Screven, builder and first president of the Savannah, Florida & Western Railway. William Thomas Tuggle. In a biographical record of representative citizens of the State of Georgia, Troup County, must be given a careful review, for in proportion to its size and population, it need not fear comparison with any other part of the state. Here reside a number of able men, both in business and professional circles, who are at the same time loyal up to date and public spirited citizens, of whom any community might be proud. Among those who uphold the honor and maintain the best traditions of the legal profession in this county is William Thomas Tuggle, now serving as attorney for the Board of County Commissioners as well as doing a general practice. Mr. Tuggle is a native of the county, having been born one mile south of La Grange, March 1, 1873; the son of William 0. and Margaret Cox Tuggle. William O. Tuggle was a man of great force of character. He was the son of William Lamb and Orrie Hinton Tuggle. William Lamb Tuggle lived in Henry County near McDonough. He died when his son William O. was only eighteen ...

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