Lott Warren

Lott Warren ( * October 30, 1797 in Augusta, Georgia, † June 17, 1861 in Albany, Georgia ) was an American politician. Between 1839 and 1843 he represented the state of Georgia in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Lott Warren attended the public schools of his home. In 1816 he moved to Dublin in Laurens County. Two years later he took part in a campaign against the Seminoles as a lieutenant. After a subsequent study of law and its made ​​in 1821 admitted to the bar he began in Dublin to work in his new profession. Warren was also an ordained minister of the Baptist Church. However, he was not entrusted in that capacity with a specific task or mission. In 1823, he was a major in the state militia of Georgia. Two years later he moved to Marion.

In the 1820s, Warren began a political career. 1824 and 1831 he was selected in each case in the House of Representatives of Georgia; in 1830 he was a member of the State Senate. Between 1831 and 1834 he was a prosecutor and at times also a judge in the Southern District of his home state. Since 1836 he has been resident in Americus.

Warren was a member of the Whig Party, founded in 1835. In the state- wide discharged congressional elections of 1838, he was elected for the ninth parliamentary mandate of Georgia in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington, where he succeeded the Democrats Charles Eaton Haynes on March 4, 1839. After a re-election in 1840 he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1843 two legislative sessions. These were overshadowed by the tensions between his party and President John Tyler since 1841. It was also discussed about a possible annexation since 1836 the independent Republic of Mexico Texas.

In 1842, Lott Warren opted not to run again for Congress. After his retirement from the U.S. House of Representatives, he moved to Albany. From 1843 to 1852 he was judge of the Superior Court of Georgia. He then worked again as a lawyer. He died on June 17, 1861 in Albany.