Henry Graybill Lamar

Henry Graybill Lamar ( * July 10, 1798 in Clinton, Jones County, Georgia, † September 10, 1861 in Macon, Georgia) was an American lawyer and politician. He represented the state of Georgia in the House of Representatives of the United States.

Lamar studied law and practiced by an authorization by the State Bar as a lawyer in Macon. Before the election into the House of Representatives from Georgia, he was a judge at the Federal Supreme Court (State Superior Court ).

1828 Lamar as representative of the Democratic-Republican Party ( Jacksonian ) was selected for Georgia in the House of Representatives of the United States. During the current 21 congressional election period, he held the mandate of the retiring George Rockingham Gilmer. For the 22nd Congress legislature he was re-elected and served thus from 7 December 1829 to 3 March 1833. 1832 he could not in the re-election for the following 23 legislature prevail against William Schley. In 1857 he applied - also without success - to the post of governor of Georgia. He was Associate Judge (Associate Justice) of the Supreme Court of Georgia. He died on September 10, 1861 in Macon and was buried at the place on the Rose Hill Cemetery.

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