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William Bellinger Bulloch (1777-May 6, 1852) was a U.S. Senator from Georgia 1777 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... May 6 is the 126th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (127th in leap years). ... 1852 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... The United States Senate is the upper house of the U.S. Congress, smaller than the United States House of Representatives. ...


Bulloch was born in Savannah, Georgia, the son of Archibald Bulloch. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in Savannah in 1797. In 1804, he was appointed United States district attorney. He was elected as mayor of Savannah in 1812 and alderman in 1814. During the War of 1812, he served in the Savannah Heavy Artillery, a militia unit charged with defending the Georgia coast. After the war, he served in a series of Georgia political positions: solicitor general of the State, collector of customs, State house of representatives; and the State senate. He was appointed as a Democratic Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of William H. Crawford and served from April 8, 1813, until November 6, 1813, when a successor, William Wyatt Bibb, was elected. He was one of the founders of the State Bank of Georgia and served as its president from 1816 to 1843. He died in Savannah. Nickname: The Coastal Empire or The Hostess City Motto: Official website: Savannah, Georgia Location Government County Chatham Mayor Otis S. Johnson Geographical characteristics Area Total 202. ... Archibald Bulloch (c. ... 1797 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... United States Attorneys represent the U.S. federal government in United States district court. ... The War of 1812 was fought between the United States and United Kingdom from 1812 to 1815, on land in North America and at sea around the world. ... Historically, artillery refers to any engine used for the discharge of projectiles during war. ... The Democratic-Republican party was a United States political party, which evolved early in the history of the United States. ... Seal of the Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... Portrait of U.S. politician William H. Crawford William Harris Crawford (February 24, 1772 – September 15, 1834) was an important American politician during the early 19th century. ... April 8 is the 98th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (99th in leap years). ... 1813 is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... November 6 is the 310th day of the year (311th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 55 days remaining. ... 1813 is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... William Wyatt Bibb (October 2, 1781 — July 10, 1820) was the first Governor of the U.S. state of Alabama. ...


This article incorporates facts obtained from the public domain Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. The public domain comprises the body of all creative works and other knowledge—writing, artwork, music, science, inventions, and others—in which no person or organization has any proprietary interest. ... The Biographical Directory of the United States Congress is a biographical dictionary of all members of both houses of the United States Congress, past and present. ...


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Archibald Bulloch (c.1730– February 22, 1777) was a lawyer, soldier, and statesman from Georgia during the American Revolution.
Bulloch was born and educated in Charleston, South Carolina.
Bulloch would have been a signer of the Declaration of Independence, but decided to return to Georgia to aid the revolution there.
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