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Howell Cobb

AKA Thomas Howell Cobb

Born: 7-Sep-1815
Birthplace: Jefferson County, GA
Died: 9-Oct-1868
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Oconee Hill Cemetery, Athens, GA

Gender: Male
Religion: Baptist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman, Governor, Treasury Secretary

Military service: Confederate Army (1862-64, Brig. Gen.)

Father: John Addison Cobb
Mother: Sarah Rootes
Wife: Mary Ann Lamar (m. 26-May-1835, d. 27-Nov-1889, four sons, two daughters)
Son: John Addison Cobb
Son: Lamar Cobb
Son: Howell Cobb
Daughter: Mary Ann Cobb
Daughter: Sarah Mildred Cobb
Son: Andrew J. Cobb

    University: University of Georgia (1834)

    US Secretary of the Treasury (1857-60)
    US Congressman, Georgia 6th (4-Mar-1855 to 3-Mar-1857)
    Governor of Georgia (5-Nov-1851 to 9-Nov-1853)
    Speaker of the US House (1848-51)
    US Congressman, Georgia 6th (4-Mar-1845 to 3-Mar-1851)
    US Congressman, Georgia at Large (4-Mar-1843 to 3-Mar-1845)
    Georgia State Official Solicitor General, Western Judicial District (1837-41)
    Phi Kappa Literary Society
    State Bar of Georgia 1836

Author of books:
A Scriptural Examination of the Institution of Slavery (1856)


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