Allan B. Magruder

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Allan Bowie Magruder
United States Senator
from Louisiana
In office
September 3, 1812 – March 4, 1813
Preceded by (none)
Succeeded by Eligius Fromentin
Member of the Louisiana House of Representatives
Personal details
Born 1775
Died April 16, 1822 (aged 46–47)
Opelousas, Louisiana
Political party Democratic-Republican

Allan Bowie Magruder (1775 – April 16, 1822) was a United States Senator from Louisiana. Born in Kentucky in 1775, he attended the common schools, pursued an academic course, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1796 and practiced in Lexington, Kentucky. He moved to Louisiana to practice law. He was elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives.

Magruder was elected as one of Louisiana's first two Senators to Congress. He was a Democratic-Republican and served from September 3, 1812, to March 4, 1813. After his brief tenure in the Senate, he resumed the practice of law and died in Opelousas, Louisiana in 1822.


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United States Senate
Preceded by
U.S. Senator (Class 3) from Louisiana
Served alongside: Jean N. Destréhan, Thomas Posey, James Brown
Succeeded by
Eligius Fromentin