Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Fulton, William Savin

Fulton, William Savin, a Senator from Arkansas; born in Cecil County, Md., June 2, 1795; pursued classical studies, and was graduated from Baltimore College in 1813; commenced the study of law, but during the War of 1812 enlisted in a company of Volunteers at Fort McHenry; after the war moved to Tennessee and resumed the study of law; was admitted to the bar in 1817 and commenced practice in Gallatin, Tenn.; military secretary to General Jackson in his Florida campaign in 1818; moved to Alabama in 1820 and settled in Florence; elected judge of the county court in 1822; appointed by President Jackson secretary of the Territory of Arkansas in 1829; appointed Governor of Arkansas March 9, 1835, and served until its admission into the Union in 1836; upon the admission of Arkansas as a State was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate; reelected in 1840 and served from September 18, 1836, until his death in Little Rock, Ark., August 15, 1844; interment Mount Holly Cemetery.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Fulton, William Savin," 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.1188 Original Sources, accessed February 4, 2023, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=8E47Q7WYQFIJBTG.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Fulton, William Savin." 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.1188, Original Sources. 4 Feb. 2023. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=8E47Q7WYQFIJBTG.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Fulton, William Savin' 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.1188. Original Sources, retrieved 4 February 2023, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=8E47Q7WYQFIJBTG.