Archibald T. MacIntyre

Archibald Thompson MacIntyre ( born October 27, 1822 Marion, Twiggs County, Georgia; † 1 January, 1900 in Thomasville, Georgia ) was an American politician. Between 1871 and 1873 he represented the state of Georgia in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Career

In 1826 Archibald MacIntyre moved with his parents in the Thomas County. There he attended the public schools, including Thomasville Academy. After a subsequent study of law in Monticello (Florida ) and Macon (Georgia ) and its made ​​in 1843 admitted to the bar he began in Thomasville to work in his new profession. At the same time he proposed as a member of the Democratic Party launched a political career. In 1849 he was elected to the House of Representatives from Georgia. During the Civil War he was a colonel in a consisting of soldiers from the State of Georgia infantry unit of the Konföderiertenheeres. In 1865, MacIntyre was a delegate at a meeting on the revision of the Constitution of Georgia.

In the congressional elections of 1870, he was the first electoral district of Georgia in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of William W. Paine on March 4, 1871. Since he resigned in 1872 to run again, he was able to complete only one term in Congress until March 3, 1873. After his retirement from the U.S. House of Representatives MacIntyre again worked as a lawyer. He was also curator of the University of Georgia and the Georgia State Sanitarium. He died on January 1, 1900 in Thomasville.

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