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  Troup, George Michael
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NameGeorge Michael Troup
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Montgomery County, Georgia , United States
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Born September 08, 1780
DiedApril 26, 1856 (75 years)
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Infoa Representative and a Senator from Georgia; born at McIntosh Bluff, on the Tombigbee River, Ala. (then a part of Georgia), September 8, 1780; received preliminary education at home and in the schools of Savannah, Ga.; attended Erasmus Hall, Flatbush, N.Y., and graduated from the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) in 1797; studied law; admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Savannah, Ga., in 1799; member, State house of representatives 1803-1805; elected as a Democratic Republican to the Tenth and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1807-March 3, 1815); was not a candidate for renomination in 1814; retired to his plantation in Laurens County; elected as a Democratic Republican to the United States Senate for the term beginning March 4, 1817; subsequently elected to fill the vacancy in the term ending March 3, 1817, caused by the resignation of William W. Bibb, and served from November 13, 1816, until September 23, 1818, when he resigned; chairman, Committee on Military Affairs (Fifteenth Congress); unsuccessful candidate for governor in 1819 and 1821; Governor of Georgia 1823-1827; again elected to the United States Senate, as a Jacksonian, and served from March 4, 1829, to November 8, 1833, when he resigned; chairman, Committee on Indian Affairs (Twenty-second Congress); died while on a visit to one of his plantations in Montgomery County, Ga., April 26, 1856; interment on the Rosemont plantation, Montgomery County, Ga.

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  11/02/1852 AL US President Lost 4.99% (-55.90%)
  11/02/1852 GA US President Lost 0.20% (-55.24%)
  11/02/1852 TX US President Lost 0.01% (-73.45%)
  11/02/1852 US President National Vote Lost 0.07% (-50.77%)
  09/14/1852 US President - Southern Rights Party Convention Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/1828 GA US Senate Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  10/03/1825 GA Governor Won 50.85% (+1.70%)
  11/01/1816 GA US Senate Won 36.61% (+0.89%)
  10/05/1812 GA At-Large Won 16.78% (+0.00%)
  10/01/1810 GA At-Large Won 22.63% (+0.00%)
  10/03/1808 GA At-Large Won 22.23% (+0.00%)
  10/06/1806 GA At-Large Won 16.67% (+0.00%)
  09/15/1806 GA-At Large Lost 42.62% (-9.25%)
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  12/13/1813 GA At-Large - Special Election Won 0.00% (-24.15%)
  10/05/1812 GA At-Large - Special Election Won 0.00% (-38.24%)
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