Richard Lee Warthen

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Richard Lee Warthen - RICHARD L. L L. L WAR HEN TWENTIETH DISTRICT....
RICHARD L. L L. L WAR HEN TWENTIETH DISTRICT. DISTRICT DISTRICT. DISTRICT Richard Lee Warthen was born in Washington county county. county county. Georgia in June 1827 1827. 1827 1827. and u descended from one of its oldest families. families families. families His great grandfather brrandfather. brrandfather grandfather. grandfather brrandfather. brrandfather grandfather. grandfather brrandfather. brrandfather grandfather. grandfather brrandfather. brrandfather grandfather. Richard Warthen Warthen. Warthen Warthen. emigrated from Henrico county Virginia and was one of the first settlers of the county that crossed the tbe the tbe Ogeechee River at the close of the Revolutionary war wai' wai war wai' wai war wai' wai The Warthen \Varthen Varthen Warthen \Varthen Varthen Warthen \Varthen Varthen family is a numerous one and members of it have from the beginning of the present century at various times occupied occupied positions of honor and trust in the county. county county. county His father father. father father. the late Richard Warthen represented it for a number anumb number anumb of years in the Legislature of Georgia. Georgia Georgia. Georgia His uncle the gallant Col. Col Col. Col Thomas Jefferson Jefferson Warthen Warthen. Warthen Warthen. was mortally mortal1y mortally mortal1y wounded at Malvern Hill while leading leading the Twenty eighth Georgia Regiment in that memorable engagement engagement The subject of this sketch was educated at Ogle horpe College where he graduated in 1847 while that institution of learning was was. was was. in charge of that learned divine and scholar the late Doctor Talmadge. Talmadge. He was admitted to the bar at Sandersville in 1849 anc now no\\ no now no\\ no now no\\ no for a number of years occupies a leading position as a member of the bar of the Middle Circuit. Circuit Circuit. Circuit He represented represented' represented represented' this county in 1855 and 1836 18,6 186 1836 18,6 186 1836 18,6 186 in the Legislature which body was wa was wa then considered one of the ablest that ever assembled in the btate. btate Stlte. Stlte State. State btate. btate Stlte. Stlte State. State btate. btate Stlte. Stlte State. State btate. btate Stlte. Stlte State. State btate. btate Stlte. Stlte State. State btate. btate Stlte. Stlte State. State He was also a member of the Senate in 1857 and and. and and. 1858. 1858 i88. i88 1858. 1858 i88. i88 1858. 1858 i88. i88 1858. 1858 i88. i88 Ill III Ill III health prevented him later from accepting other positions of honor and trust which the county had tendered to him at various times. times times. times He entered the State military service at the beginning beginDingof beginning beginDingof of the war war. var war war. var war war. var and subsequently the Confederate army where he performed his duties faithfully faithfully. faithfully faithfully. He possesses the confidence of the people of this county in an eminent degree. degree degree. degree He lie He lie has been a staunch staunc.h staunch staunc.h Democrat from his youth up is an enthusiastic and successful farmer a gentleman of culture culture. culture culture. and alive to every interest concerning the welfare of the State at large and of Washington county in particular. particular particular. particular WARTHEN \V/LRTHEN V LRTHEN WARTHEN \V/LRTHEN V LRTHEN WARTHEN \V/LRTHEN V LRTHEN WARTHEN \V/LRTHEN V LRTHEN DI TRIC1" TRIC1 TRIC1" TRIC1 is reat 1e Hi r f Twenty-eighth' Twenty eighth' eighth 1'ventyeighth 1ventyeighth Twenty-eighth' Twenty eighth' eighth 1'ventyeighth 1ventyeighth Twenty-eighth' Twenty eighth' eighth 1'ventyeighth 1ventyeighth Twenty-eighth' Twenty eighth' eighth 1'ventyeighth 1ventyeighth Twenty-eighth' Twenty eighth' eighth 1'ventyeighth 1ventyeighth Twenty-eighth' Twenty eighth' eighth 1'ventyeighth 1ventyeighth in Ogle\hQrpe Ogle hQrpe Oglel9rpe Ogle\hQrpe Ogle hQrpe Oglel9rpe Ogle\hQrpe Ogle hQrpe Oglel9rpe Ogle\hQrpe Ogle hQrpe Oglel9rpe le and in in various service is succe sful count 'ar. ar 'ar. ar thiscountyin i 86 . ! , . , . , . , , , . , . . , . , . , . , . , , , , , . , . , . , . , . ¬ - ¬ - , . , . , , , . , , , > . > . , . , . . . , . , . , . , , , . , . , . . " ' . . - . ! ; - - ' - . , \ - \ \ . ' , > ; . , . ; ) ' . \ / ' . \ - - ' ' - .

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  1. The Atlanta Constitution,
  2. 10 Jul 1877, Tue,
  3. Page 3

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