Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Mangum, Willie Person

Mangum, Willie Person, a Representative and a Senator from North Carolina; born near Red Mountain (now Rougemont), Orange (now Durham) County, N.C., May 10, 1792; attended the Fayetteville and Raleigh Academies, and was graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1815; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1817 and commenced practice in Red Mountain, N.C.; member of the State house of representatives in 1818; twice elected a superior court judge; elected to the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Congresses and served from March 4, 1823, until March 18, 1826, when he resigned; elected to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1831, until his resignation on November 26, 1836; received the eleven electoral votes of South Carolina for President of the United States in 1837; againelected, as a Whig, to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Bedford Brown; reelected in 1841 and in 1847, and served from November 25, 1840, to March 3, 1853; President pro tempore of the Senate from May 31, 1842, until March 4, 1845; continued the practice of law until his death in Red Mountain, N.C., September 14, 1861; interment in the family burial ground at his home, "Walnut Hall," near Red Mountain, N.C.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Mangum, Willie Person," 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.1497 1498. Original Sources, accessed June 25, 2024, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=51DEM8ED5HTTIPQ.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Mangum, Willie Person." 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.1497, page 1498. Original Sources. 25 Jun. 2024. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=51DEM8ED5HTTIPQ.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Mangum, Willie Person' 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.1497, pp.1498. Original Sources, retrieved 25 June 2024, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=51DEM8ED5HTTIPQ.