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Archibald Thompson MacINTYRE

(1822-1900)

MacINTYRE, Archibald Thompson, a Representative from Georgia; born near Marion, Twiggs County, Ga., October 27, 1822; moved with his parents to Thomas County, Ga., in 1826; attended the common schools and was graduated from Thomasville Academy; studied law in Monticello, Fla., and Macon, Ga.; was admitted to the bar in 1843 and commenced the practice of law at Thomasville; member of the State house of representatives in 1849; during the Civil War served as colonel of the Eleventh Infantry, Georgia Guards, in the Confederate Army; delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1865; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-second Congress (March 4, 1871-March 3, 1873); was not a candidate for renomination in 1872; resumed the practice of law in Thomasville, Ga.; member of the board of trustees of the University of Georgia and Georgia State Sanitarium; died in Thomasville on January 1, 1900; interment in Laurel Hill Cemetery.

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

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