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  Alford, Julius C.
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NameJulius C. Alford
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Montgomery, Alabama , United States
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Born May 10, 1799
DiedJanuary 01, 1863 (63 years)
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Jan 12, 2015 09:07pm
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InfoALFORD, Julius Caesar, a Representative from Georgia; born in Greensboro, Ga., May 10, 1799; attended the common schools; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Lagrange, Ga.; also engaged in planting; member of the State house of representatives; commanded a company in the Creek War of 1836; elected as an Anti-Jacksonian candidate to the Twenty-fourth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of George W. B. Towns and served from January 2 to March 3, 1837; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1836 to the Twenty-fifth Congress; elected as a Whig to the Twenty-sixth and Twenty-seventh Congresses and served from March 4, 1839, to October 1, 1841, when he resigned; moved to Tuskegee, Ala., and subsequently settled near Montgomery, Ala.; delegate to the Union convention at Montgomery in 1852; resumed the practice of law; unsuccessful candidate for election in 1855 to the Thirty-fourth Congress; member of the secession convention in 1861; died on his plantation near Montgomery, Ala., January 1, 1863; interment in the family cemetery on his estate near Montgomery.

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  08/06/1855 AL District 2 Lost 45.11% (-9.77%)
  10/06/1840 GA At Large Won 5.84% (-0.02%)
  10/01/1838 GA At Large Won 5.78% (-0.17%)
  01/02/1837 GA At-Large - Special Election Won 53.43% (+6.85%)
  10/03/1836 GA At Large Lost 5.64% (-3.83%)
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  01/04/1841 GA At-Large - Special Election Won 0.00% (-44.85%)
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