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Seaton GRANTLAND

(1782-1864)

GRANTLAND, Seaton, a Representative from Georgia; born in New Kent County, Va., on June 8, 1782; pursued an academic course; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Milledgeville, Ga.; elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-fourth Congress and reelected as a Democrat to the Twenty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1835-March 3, 1839); presidential elector on the Whig ticket in 1840; died at his home, “Woodville,” near Milledgeville, Ga., October 18, 1864; interment in Milledgeville Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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