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Middleton P. Barrow

Born: Aug 1, 1839

Death: Dec 23, 1903

Birthplace: Oglethorpe County

Profession: Lawyer

Nationality: United States

Middleton P. Barrow

Date of Birth : Aug 1, 1839
Date of Death : Dec 23, 1903
Birth Place : Oglethorpe County

Middleton Pope Barrow was a United States Senator from Georgia. Born near Antioch, Georgia in Oglethorpe County, he attended a private academy and graduated from the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia with a Bachelor of Arts in 1859 and from the School of Law in 1860. He was admitted to the bar that year and commenced practice in Athens. During the Civil War, he entered the Confederate service in 1861 and served throughout the war. He resumed the practice of law in Athens and was a member of the State constitutional convention in 1877. Barrow was a member of the Georgia House of Representatives from 1880 to 1881 and was elected as a Democrat to the U.S. Senate in 1882 to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Benjamin H. Hill, serving from November 15, 1882 to March 3, 1883. He was not a candidate for re-election, and resumed the practice of law in Athens. From January 6, 1902 until his death, he was a judge of the eastern judicial circuit of Georgia, and died in Savannah, Georgia in December 1903; interment was in a private cemetery on the family plantation in Oglethorpe County. Pope Barrow was a great-grandson of Wilson Lumpkin, a U.S.

Profession


  • Lawyer
  • Judge

Also known as


  • Middleton Barrow
  • Judge Middleton P. Barrow

Parents


  • David Crenshaw Barrow, Jr.
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