Philip Phillips (lawyer)

Philip Phillips ( born December 13, 1807 in Charleston, South Carolina; † January 14, 1884 in Washington, DC) was an American lawyer and politician (Democratic Party).


Philip Phillips pursued classical subjects. He studied law, was admitted to the bar and then began December 14, 1828 in Charleston to practice. Phillips took part in 1832 as a delegate to the state constitutional convention. He was 1833 and 1834 a member of the House of Representatives from Alabama. Then he moved to Mobile, where he pursued his activities as a lawyer again. He was also in 1844 and 1851 a member of the House of Representatives from Alabama. Phillips took in 1852 as a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in part. He was elected to the 33 U.S. Congress, where he served until March 3, 1855 March 4, 1853. Phillips declined in 1854 for reelection to the U.S. Congress from. After that he went to a job as a lawyer in Washington, DC after, where he died in 1884. He was buried in the Laurel Hill Cemetery in Savannah (Georgia ).