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  Mathews, George
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AffiliationDemocratic-Republican   
NameGeorge Mathews
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Augusta, Georgia , United States
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Born August 30, 1739
DiedAugust 30, 1812 (73 years)
ContributorRalphie
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Apr 25, 2005 05:07am
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InfoMATHEWS, George, a Representative from Georgia; born in Augusta County, Va., August 30, 1739; commanded a volunteer company against the Indians in 1757 and in the Battle of Point Pleasant October 10, 1774; colonel of the Ninth Virginia Regiment in the Revolutionary War; was exchanged in December 1781 and joined General Greene’s army as colonel of the Third Virginia Regiment; engaged in farming in Oglethorpe County, Ga., in 1785; Governor of Georgia in 1787 and 1793-1796; elected to the First Congress (March 4, 1789-March 3, 1791); brigadier general in the expedition for the capture of West Florida in 1811; died in Augusta, Ga., August 30, 1812; interment in St. Paul’s Churchyard.

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