Thomas Bibb

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Thomas Bibb
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2nd Governor of Alabama
In office
July 10, 1820 – November 9, 1821
Preceded by William Wyatt Bibb
Succeeded by Israel Pickens
Personal details
Born (1783-05-08)May 8, 1783
Amelia County, Virginia
Died September 20, 1839(1839-09-20) (aged 56)
Mobile,Alabama
Political party Democratic-Republican
Spouse(s) Parmelia Thompson Bibb
Profession Politician
Religion Roman Catholic

Thomas Bibb (May 8, 1783 – September 20, 1839) was the second Governor of the U.S. state of Alabama from 1820 to 1821. He was born in Amelia County, Virginia in 1783. He was president of the Alabama Senate when his brother, Governor William Wyatt Bibb, died in office on July 10, 1820, and took over as governor for the remainder of his term. He was married to Parmelia Thompson from 1809 to his death in 1839.

Bibb was an ancestor of James C. Gardner, a Louisiana politician who served as the mayor of Shreveport from 1954–1958. Julia Pleasants and David Creswell, Gardner's maternal great-grandparents, were married in 1854 at Bibb's columned plantation house, Belle Mina, located in Limestone County near Huntsville, Alabama.

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Political offices
Preceded by
William Wyatt Bibb
Governor of Alabama
1820—1821
Succeeded by
Israel Pickens