Augustus Hill Garland

Augustus Hill Garland (HM16XE)

Location: Covington, TN 38019 Tipton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 33.532', W 89° 39.211'

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(1832 - 1899)

The son of Rufus King and Barbara Hill Garland, this statesman was born in Tipton County on June 11, 1832. As a child, he moved to Arkansas with his parents where he would later serve as an Attorney; Confederate Congressman and Senator 1861-1865; Governor 1874-1877 and U.S. Senator 1877-1885. In 1885 he was appointed U.S. Attorney General by President Grover Cleveland and served until 1889. Garland Died while arguing a case before the U.S. Supreme Court. He was the brother of Confederate Congressman, Rufus K. Garland, Jr. (1830-1886) and a cousin of Gen. Cadmus M. Wilcox, C.S.A (1824-1890).
HM NumberHM16XE
Placed ByWestern Tennessee Historical Society
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Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 12:36pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 259491 N 3938262
Decimal Degrees35.55886667, -89.65351667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 33.532', W 89° 39.211'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 33' 31.92" N, 89° 39' 12.66" W
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Area Code(s)901
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 635 Hwy 51 S, Covington TN 38019, US
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