Charles James McDonald
|Charles James McDonald|
|37th Governor of Georgia|
November 6, 1839 – November 8, 1843
|Preceded by||George R. Gilmer|
|Succeeded by||George W. Crawford|
July 9, 1793|
Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.
|Died||December 16, 1860
Marietta, Georgia, U.S.
McDonald served as the 37th Governor of Georgia from 1839 to 1843, defeating the Whig candidate William Crosby Dawson. In addition to serving in the Georgia Senate and Georgia House of Representatives, McDonald also served as a justice on the Supreme Court of Georgia.
McDonald died in Marietta, Georgia in 1860 and was buried in the Episcopal Cemetery in that same city.
- "Gov. Charles James McDonald historical marker". Digital Library of Georgia. Retrieved June 13, 2016.
George R. Gilmer
|Governor of Georgia
George W. Crawford
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