Nathaniel Greene Foster
Nathaniel Greene Foster ( * August 25, 1809 in Madison, Morgan County, Georgia, † October 19, 1869 ) was an American politician. Between 1855 and 1857 he represented the state of Georgia in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Nathaniel Foster attended private schools in his youth. Then he studied until 1830 at the University of Georgia in Athens. After a subsequent study of law and its made in 1831 admitted to the bar he began in Madison to work in his new profession. In the 1830s, he participated as a captain in the Second Seminole War. From 1838 to 1840, Foster prosecutor in the judicial district of Ocmulgee. In 1840 he was elected to the House of Representatives from Georgia. Then he sat from 1841 to 1843 and again 1851-1852 in the State Senate. At that time he was a member of the American Party.
In the congressional elections of 1854 Foster was in the seventh constituency of Georgia in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of David Addison Reese on March 4, 1855. Until March 3, 1857, he was able to complete a term in Congress. This was determined by the tensions leading up to the Civil War.
After his retirement from the U.S. House of Representatives Foster was a member of the Democratic Party. At that time he was also a preacher of the Baptist Church in Madison. This ministry, he held a second job from until his death in 1869. In the years 1867 and 1868 was Foster judges in the judicial district of Ocmulgee. For health reasons, he left this post in 1868. He died on 19 October 1869 in his hometown of Madison.