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Robert M. T. Hunter

Born: Apr 21, 1809

Death: Jul 18, 1887

Birthplace: Loretto, Virginia

Profession: Lawyer

Nationality: United States

Robert M. T. Hunter

Date of Birth : Apr 21, 1809
Date of Death : Jul 18, 1887
Birth Place : Loretto, Virginia

Robert Mercer Taliaferro Hunter was an American lawyer and politician from Virginia. He was a U.S. Representative, Speaker of the House, and U.S. Senator. During the American Civil War he was Confederate States Secretary of State and then a Confederate Senator. After the war, he served as Treasurer of Virginia, and customs collector in 1885 until his death.


  • Lawyer
  • Politician

Also known as

  • R. M. T. Hunter
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