Tomlinson Fort (congressman)

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Tomlinson Fort
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Georgia's 6th district
In office
March 4, 1827 – March 3, 1829
Preceded by Established
Succeeded by Redistricted
Personal details
Born (1787-07-14)July 14, 1787
Warrenton, Georgia
Died May 11, 1859(1859-05-11) (aged 71)
Milledgeville, Georgia
Political party Jacksonian
Occupation Banker
Military service
Allegiance  United States
Rank Captain
Battles/wars War of 1812

Tomlinson Fort (July 14, 1787 – May 11, 1859) was a United States Representative from Georgia. He was born in Warrenton, Georgia. He completed preparatory studies and then studied medicine. He graduated from the Philadelphia Medical College, and commenced practice in 1810. He was a captain of a volunteer company in the War of 1812.

Fort was a member of the Georgia House of Representatives 1818-1826. He was elected as a Jacksonian candidate to the 20th United States Congress and served from March 4, 1827 to March 3, 1829. He resumed the practice of medicine in Milledgeville, Georgia. He was president of the State Bank of Georgia in 1832 and remained in that position until his death in Milledgeville in 1859. He was buried in the City Cemetery.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
George Cary
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Georgia's at-large congressional district

March 4, 1827 - March 3, 1829
Succeeded by
Henry Graybill Lamar