|3rd Governor of Alabama|
November 9, 1821 – November 25, 1825
|Preceded by||Thomas Bibb|
|Succeeded by||John Murphy|
|United States Senator
February 17, 1826 – November 27, 1826
|Preceded by||Henry H. Chambers|
|Succeeded by||John McKinley|
January 30, 1780|
Concord, North Carolina
|Died||April 24, 1827
|Alma mater||Jefferson College|
Israel Pickens (January 30, 1780 – April 24, 1827) was an American politician and lawyer, third Governor of the U.S. state of Alabama (1821–1825), member of the North Carolina Senate (1808–1810), and North Carolina Congressman in the United States House of Representatives (1811–1817).
After serving as Governor, he was appointed to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy left by the death of Henry H. Chambers. He only served from February 17 to November 27, 1826, when the elected successor, John McKinley, took office.
- Israel Pickens at the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
- "Israel Pickens". Alabama Governors. Alabama Department of Archives & History. Retrieved 2006-11-09.
- "Political Graveyard: Hale County, Ala.". Retrieved 2012-03-09.
|Governor of Alabama
|United States Senate|
Henry H. Chambers
|U.S. Senator (Class 3) from Alabama
Served alongside: William R. King
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