James T. Archer

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James Tillinghast Archer

James Tillinghast Archer (May 15, 1819 – June 1, 1859) was an American lawyer and politician from the state of Florida.

Archer was the first Secretary of State of Florida, serving from 1845 to 1848. He was Florida Attorney General in 1848. He was also a member of the 1848 Democratic National Committee, the first iteration of the Democratic National Committee.

He served as Florida Comptroller from November 27, 1854 to January 24, 1855. The town of Archer, Florida is named for him.

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