Archibald T. MacIntyre

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Archibald Thompson MacIntyre
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Georgia's 1st district
In office
March 4, 1871 – March 3, 1873
Preceded by William W. Paine
Succeeded by Morgan Rawls
Personal details
Born October 27, 1822 (1822-10-27)
Marion, Georgia
Died January 1, 1900 (1900-02) (aged 77)
Thomasville, Georgia
Citizenship  United States
Political party Democratic
Profession Attorney
Military service
Allegiance Confederate States of America Confederate States of America
Service/branch Confederate States Army
Rank Colonel
Unit Eleventh Infantry, Georgia Guards
Battles/wars American Civil War

Archibald Thompson MacIntyre (October 27, 1822 – January 1, 1900) was an American politician and lawyer, as well as an officer in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War.

Biography[edit]

MacIntyre was born near Marion, Georgia, in 1822 and moved to Thomas County, Georgia in 1826. He studied law in Monticello, Florida and Macon, Georgia before gaining admittance to the Georgia state bar in 1843 and becoming a practing attorney in Thomasville, Georgia.

In 1849, MacIntyre was elected to the Georgia House of Representatives. He served as a Confederate States Army colonel in the Eleventh Infantry of the Georgia Guards during the Civil War. After the war, he was a delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1865. MacIntyre was elected in 1870 as a Democrat to the U.S. House of Representatives to the 42nd Congress. He served one term from March 4, 1871 until March 3, 1873 and did not run for reelection in 1872

After his congressional service, MacIntyre continued practicing law in Thomasville. He also served on the board of trustees of the University of Georgia in Athens and the Georgia State Sanitarium. He died in Thomasville on January 1, 1900, and was buried in that city's Laurel Hill Cemetery.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
William W. Paine
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Georgia's 1st congressional district

March 4, 1871 – March 3, 1873
Succeeded by
Morgan Rawls