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Gov. Charles James McDonald-GHM-070-8-Hancock Co
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Sprinterman
N 33° 13.063 W 083° 04.476
17S E 306659 N 3677341
Quick Description: Ga 22 at Devereux, about 8 miles SW of Sparta
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 6/3/2009 4:23:42 PM
Waymark Code: WM6H15
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
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Long Description:
In this area stood the home of Charles James McDonald, elected Governor of Georgia in 1839 and 1841. "Fearless and guided by practical wisdom and integrity," he was Solicitor-general of the Flint circuit. Judge of the Superior Court, State representative, State Senator, Governor and Justice of the Superior Court of Georgia. Born in Charleston, S.C., July 9, 1793, Gov. McDonald in early infancy with his parents moved to Hancock County, Ga. He was a graduate of Columbia College, S.C. Gov. McDonald died December 16, 1860.
Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: 070-8

Date: 1955

Sponsor: GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION

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