Albert Galliton Harrison

Albert Galliton Harrison ( * June 26, 1800 in Mount Sterling, Montgomery County, Kentucky; † September 7, 1839 in Fulton, Missouri ) was an American politician. Between 1835 and 1839 he represented the State of Missouri in the U.S. House of Representatives.


After primary school, Albert Harrison attended until 1820, the Transylvania University in Lexington. After a subsequent study of law and qualifying as a lawyer, he started in Mount Sterling to work in this profession. In 1827 he moved his office and his residence to Fulton, Missouri. In 1828 he was a member of the board of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. From 1829 to 1835 he was a member of the Commission, also, the lands of formerly Spanish-owned new aufteilte.

Politically, Harrison was a supporter of President Andrew Jackson and became a member of the Democratic Party, founded in 1828 by this. In the congressional elections of 1834, he was the first electoral district of Missouri in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of John Bull on March 4, 1835. After two re- elections he could remain until his death on September 7, 1839 in Congress. He was buried at the Congress Cemetery in Washington.