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Augustus Holmes Kenan

Born: Apr 21, 1805

Death: Jul 2, 1870

Birthplace: Baldwin County

Nationality: United States

Augustus Holmes Kenan

Date of Birth : Apr 21, 1805
Date of Death : Jul 2, 1870
Birth Place : Baldwin County

Augustus Holmes Kenan was a licensed attorney turned politician from Baldwin County, Georgia. Kenan was renowned for heroism in the Second Seminole War, leveraging his acclaim to win seats in both houses of the Georgia legislature. Kenan was a delegate to the Georgia Secession Convention from Baldwin County and was elected by that body, a delegate to the Southern Convention in Montgomery, Alabama where he signed the Confederate Constitution at the first Confederate Provisional Congress. Kenan also served as a Representative from Georgia in the Confederate Congress from 1862–64.

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