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  Macon, Nathaniel
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NameNathaniel Macon
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Warrenton, North Carolina , United States
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Born December 17, 1757
Died June 29, 1837 (79 years)
ContributorU Ole Polecat
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Feb 04, 2013 09:58pm
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InfoMACON, Nathaniel - (uncle of Willis Alston and Micajah Thomas Hawkins, and great-grandfather of Charles Henry Martin), a Representative and a Senator from North Carolina; born near Warrenton, Warren County, N.C., 12/17/1757; pursued classical studies and attended the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University); served in the Revolutionary War

NC Senate 1781-82, 1784

Moved to a plantation on the Roanoke River

Elected in 1785 to the Continental Congress but declined to serve

U.S. Representative (AF, DR-NC) 1791-12/13/1815. Served three terms as U.S. House speaker. Chairman,
Committee on Revisal and Unfinished Business (Fifth Congress), Committee on Claims (Sixth Congress), Committee on Public Expenditures (Thirteenth Congress). Resigned on 12/13/1815, having been elected to the U.S. Senate.

U.S. Senator (DR-NC) 12/13/1815-11/14/1828. Elected to complete the term of Sen. Francis Locke. President pro tempore of the Senate during the Nineteenth Congress; chairman, Committee on Foreign Relations (Fifteenth, Nineteenth and Twentieth Congresses), Committee to Audit and Control the Contingent Expense (Seventeenth Congress). Resigned from office on 11/14/1828.

Candidate for U.S. Vice President in the 1824 election.

President of the State constitutional convention in 1835

Presidential Elector (D-NC) 1836; presided over the meeting of the Presidential Electors in NC as his last public function.

Died at "Buck Spring," near Macon, Warren County, N.C., June 29, 1837; interment at "Buck Spring."

Vote totals for elections in which was nominated for the Hall of Fame for Great Americans (1900-1965): 1950-0.

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FAMILY
Wife Hannah Plummer Macon Oct 09, 1783-

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RACES
  12/07/1836 Chairman of NC Electoral College Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  05/15/1828 President Pro Tempore Lost 0.00% (-57.78%)
  05/20/1826 President Pro Tempore Won 41.18% (+3.92%)
  11/23/1824 NC US Senate Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/1824 US Vice President Lost 9.23% (-60.77%)
  02/14/1824 US President - DR Caucus Lost 1.47% (-92.65%)
  02/01/1822 President Pro Tempore Lost 36.96% (-17.39%)
  11/21/1818 NC US Senate Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  03/31/1818 President Pro Tempore Lost 36.36% (-21.21%)
  12/05/1815 NC US Senate - Special Election Won 35.82% (+14.89%)
  12/04/1815 US House Speaker Lost 5.74% (-65.57%)
  08/10/1815 NC District 06 Won 71.59% (+43.18%)
  01/19/1814 US House Speaker Lost 4.29% (-53.37%)
  04/30/1813 NC District 06 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  08/09/1810 NC District 06 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  05/22/1809 US House Speaker Lost 30.00% (-20.00%)
  08/12/1808 NC - District 06 Won 99.96% (+99.92%)
  08/15/1806 NC District 06 Won 99.87% (+99.75%)
  12/02/1805 US House Speaker Won 49.57% (+26.50%)
  08/10/1804 NC District 06 Won 99.95% (+99.89%)
  10/17/1803 US House Speaker Won 71.03% (+42.99%)
  08/15/1803 NC District 06 Won 99.79% (+99.58%)
  12/07/1801 US Speaker of the House Won 65.43% (+33.33%)
  08/15/1800 NC District 05 Won 97.41% (+94.83%)
  12/02/1799 US Speaker of the House Lost 38.78% (-6.12%)
  08/10/1798 NC District 05 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  08/12/1796 NC District 05 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  02/13/1795 NC District 05 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  02/15/1793 NC District 05 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/28/1791 NC District 03 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  02/05/1790 NC District 02 Lost 41.50% (-7.40%)
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