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Alfred Cumming (governor)

Alfred Cumming
Mayor Augusta, Georgia
In office
1836–1837
Preceded by Samuel Hale
Succeeded by John Phinizy
Governor of Utah Territory
In office
April 12, 1858 – May 17, 1861
Preceded by Brigham Young
Succeeded by John W. Dawson
Personal details
Born (1802-09-04)September 4, 1802
Augusta, Georgia, United States
Died October 9, 1873 (Aged 71)
Resting place Augusta, Georgia
Citizenship American
Political party Democratic Party

Alfred Cumming (September 4, 1802 – October 9, 1873) was appointed governor of the Augusta, Georgia.

Cumming also served as mayor of Augusta, Georgia, sutler to Zachary Taylor during the Mexican War and at Jefferson Barracks in Missouri, and superintendent of the Upper Missouri Indian Superintendency

Cumming was a Democrat and was appointed by President Buchanan. He served as governor until 1861 and returned to Washington, D.C. His wife Elizabeth died in 1867. He was the brother of Henry Harford Cumming, and the uncle of his son, brigadier general Alfred Cumming.[1][2]

References

  1. ^ Alfred Cumming
  2. ^ Alfred Cumming
Political offices
Preceded by
Brigham Young
Governor of Utah Territory
1858–1861
Succeeded by
John W. Dawson


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