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  Mangum, Willie P.
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AffiliationWhig  
<-  1846-01-10  
 
NameWillie P. Mangum
Address Orange County
Red Mountain, North Carolina , United States
EmailNone
WebsiteNone
Born May 10, 1792
DiedSeptember 07, 1861 (69 years)
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifedChronicler
Mar 24, 2019 06:45am
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InfoMANGUM, Willie Person, a Representative and a Senator from North Carolina; born in Orange (now Durham) County, N.C., 5/10/1792; attended academies at Hillsboro, Fayetteville, and Raleigh; graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1815; studied law with Duncan Cameron, who lived on a farm adjacent to Mangum's father; admitted to the bar in 1817 and commenced practice in Red Mountain, NC; member, State house of representatives 1818-1819; twice elected a superior court judge.

U.S. Representative (DR-NC) 1823-1826 (resigned on 3/18/1826).

U.S. Senator (D-NC) 1831-1836 (resigned on 11/26/1836 after refusing to honor the request of the NC legislature to uphold the policies of the Jackson administration). Chairman, Committee on Naval Affairs (Twenty-seventh Congress), Committee on Printing (Twenty-seventh Congress).

Mangum received the eleven electoral votes of South Carolina for President of the United States in 1836 on a Whig ticket with John Tyler VA for VP.

U.S. Senator (W-NC) 11/25/1840-1853. Served as President pro tempore of the Senate during the Twenty-seventh and Twenty-eighth Congresses (1842-1845).

Continued the practice of law until his death in Red Mountain, NC, 9/7/1861; interment in the family burial ground at his home, "Walnut Hall," near Red Mountain, NC.

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RACES
  06/20/1852 US Vice President - W Convention Lost 1.91% (-54.58%)
  11/25/1846 NC US Senate Won 55.70% (+11.39%)
  05/31/1842 US Senate - President Pro Tempore Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/25/1840 NC US Senate Won 60.37% (+20.73%)
  11/25/1840 NC US Senate - Special Election Won 60.37% (+20.73%)
  08/06/1840 NC State Senate - District 37 Won 51.75% (+3.50%)
  12/07/1836 US President Lost 3.74% (-54.08%)
  12/06/1836 SC US President Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/23/1836 US President National Vote Lost 0.00% (-50.83%)
  08/01/1836 US President - W Nominees Won 25.00% (+0.00%)
  12/06/1830 NC US Senate Won 38.72% (+2.26%)
  08/11/1825 NC District 08 Won 50.64% (+1.28%)
  08/14/1823 NC District 08 Won 59.34% (+18.67%)
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