Marshall Johnson Wellborn

Marshall Johnson Wellborn (* May 29, 1808 in Eatonton, Georgia, † October 16, 1874 in Columbus, Georgia ) was an American politician. Between 1849 and 1851 he represented the state of Georgia in the U.S. House of Representatives.


After primary school, Marshall Wellborn studied at the University of Georgia in Athens. After a subsequent study of law and its made ​​in 1826 admitted to the bar he began in Columbus to work in his new profession. In his home he also held various local offices. Between 1838 and 1842 he was a judge at the Superior Court of Georgia.

Politically, Wellborn member of the Democratic Party. In the years 1833 and 1834 he sat as an MP in the House of Representatives from Georgia. In the congressional elections of 1848 he was in the second electoral district of Georgia in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Alfred Iverson on March 4, 1849. Until March 3, 1851, he graduated only one term in Congress.

After the end of his time in the U.S. House of Representatives Marshall Wellborn studied theology. In 1864 he was ordained as a minister of the Baptist Church. This activity he held until his death on 16 October 1874.