Alexander Pope Field

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Alexander Pope Field (November 30, 1800 – August 19, 1876) was a United States politician.[1]

Born in Louisville, Kentucky, he studied law in Illinois and was admitted to the Illinois bar. From 1822 until 1828, he served in the Illinois House of Representatives. From 1829 until 1840, he served as Illinois Secretary of State. Field moved to Wisconsin Territory and served as the territory's secretary from 1841 to 1843.[2][3]

In 1849, Field moved to Louisiana and was elected Louisiana Attorney General serving from 1873 until his death.[4]


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  2. ^ 'Alexander Pope Field,' Frank E. Stevens, "Journal of Illinois Historical Society," vol. 4, pg. 7-37, 1912
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