Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Greene, Albert Collins

Greene, Albert Collins, a Senator from Rhode Island; born in East Greenwich, R.I., April 15, 1791; was graduated from Kent Academy in his native town; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1812 and commenced practice in East Greenwich, R.I.; member of the State house of representatives 1815-1825 and served as speaker from October 1821 to May 1822, and from October 1822 to May 1825; brigadier general of the Fourth Brigade of State Militia 1816-1821; major general 1821-1823; attorney general of Rhode Island 1825-1843; member of the State senate in 1843 and 1844; elected as a Whig to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1845, to March 3, 1851; was not a candidate for reelection; again elected to the State senate in 1851 and 1852; again a member of the State house of representatives in 1857; retired from public life; died in Providence, R.I., January 8, 1863; interment in Grace Church Cemetery.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Greene, Albert Collins," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1234 Original Sources, accessed August 9, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4MGEXEYFPBK8NPR.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Greene, Albert Collins." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1234, Original Sources. 9 Aug. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4MGEXEYFPBK8NPR.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Greene, Albert Collins' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1234. Original Sources, retrieved 9 August 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4MGEXEYFPBK8NPR.