Dowling Family Genealogy

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  • ID: I517802
  • Name: William Henry BROCKENBROUGH
  • RELA: 12th cousin 6x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 23 FEB 1812 in Richmond, VA
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Florida BET 24 JAN 1846 AND 3 MAR 1847
  • Death: 28 JAN 1850 in Tallahassee, Leon Co., FL
  • Note:
    BROCKENBROUGH, William Henry, a Representative from Florida; born in Virginia February 23, 1812; studied law; was admitted to the bar and settled in Tallahassee, Fla.; member of the State house of representatives in 1837; served in the State senate 1840-1844, being its president in 1842; United States district attorney 1841-1843; upon the admission of Florida as a State into the Union successfully contested as a Democrat the election of Edward C. Cabell to the Twenty-ninth Congress and served from January 24, 1846, to March 3, 1847; died in Tallahassee, Fla., January 28, 1850; interment in the Episcopal Cemetery.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

    Father: Arthur BROCKENBROUGH b: 20 OCT 1780 in Essex Co., VA
    Mother: Lucy GRAY b: ABT 1784 in Virginia

    Marriage 1 Spouse Unknown
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