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  • ID: I375043
  • Name: Alfred IVERSON
  • RELA: 6th cousin 5x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 3 DEC 1798 in Liberty Co., GA
  • GRAD: 1820 Princeton University
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Georgia BET 4 MAR 1847 AND 3 MAR 1849
  • Event: Elected United States Senator from Georgia BET 4 MAR 1855 AND 28 JAN 1861
  • Death: 4 MAR 1873 in Macon Co., GA
  • Title: Sen.
  • Event: Pic Sen. Alfred Iverson
  • Event: Link View on GeneaStar
  • Note:
    IVERSON, Alfred, Sr., a Representative and a Senator from Georgia; born in Liberty County, Ga., December 3, 1798; attended private schools and graduated from the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) in 1820; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1822 and commenced practice in Clinton, Jones County, Ga.; member, State house of representatives 1827-1830; moved to Columbus, Muscogee County, Ga., in 1830 and continued the practice of law; judge of the State superior court 1835-1837; member, State senate 1843-1844; presidential elector on the Democratic ticket in 1844; elected as a Democrat to the Thirtieth Congress (March 4, 1847-March 3, 1849); again served as judge of the State superior court 1850-1854; elected to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1855, to January 28, 1861, when he withdrew; chairman, Committee on Claims (Thirty-fifth and Thirty-sixth Congresses); resumed the practice of law in Columbus, Ga., until 1868, when he purchased a plantation in East Macon, Ga., and engaged in agricultural pursuits until his death there on March 4, 1873; interment in Linwood Cemetery, Columbus, Ga.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

    Father: Robert IVERSON b: ABT 1760
    Mother: Rebecca JONES b: 27 JUN 1765 in Liberty Co., GA

    Marriage 1 Caroline Goode HOLT b: ABT 1804 in Clinton, Jones Co., GA
    • Married: 3 DEC 1822 in Hancock Co., GA
    1. Has No Children Martha Ann IVERSON b: 1823 in Clinton, Jones Co., GA
    2. Has Children Julia Marie IVERSON b: ABT 1828 in Georgia
    3. Has Children Alfred IVERSON , Jr. b: 14 FEB 1829 in Clinton, Jones Co., GA
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